Provost Michele Wheatly greets a participant.
As the Provost of West Virginia University, Dr. Michele G. Wheatly is the Chief Academic Officer responsible for the administration of all academic policies, programs, facilities, and budgetary matters except for programs reporting through the Chancellor of the Health Sciences Center. Dr. Wheatly chairs the internal advisory board for the University's NSF ADVANCE grant, which aims to increase the number of women faculty in STEM fields. With Maryanne Reed, Dr. Wheatly founded the Women's Leadership Initiative at WVU.
Dr. Wheatly was previously Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics and a professor of Biological Sciences at Wright State University.