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UTPB welcomes new associate provost

(Source: UTPB) (Source: UTPB)
ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin has welcomed a new associate provost.

Dr. Steve Wilson comes from UT Rio Grande Valley, having been part of the team that helped to combine UT Brownsville and UT Pan America into the new school.

However his career in higher education is proceeded by time as a police officer. After 10 years serving on the police force Wilson decided to pursue a PhD in Criminal Justice.

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As a member of the UTPB team, Wilson will oversee the program review systems and the university’s institutional effectiveness, as well as assist programs in professional development opportunities and specialized accreditation.

Other programs underneath Dr. Wilson’s supervision will include the Dual Credit program, the STEM Charter School initiative and the Early College High School.

“I’m looking forward to leading the accreditation efforts which includes assessment, which to me is the heart of it all: student success and student learning,” Dr. Wilson said.

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