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Martin E. Schimpf

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

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Martin Schimpf, a faculty member for 21 years who has been a professor, department chair and college dean, and is now provost and vice president for academic affairs at Boise State University.

He has been serving as Boise State’s interim provost in addition to his responsibilities as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (COAS). Schimpf joined Boise State in 1990 as a professor, was chair of the Department of Chemistry from 1998-2001, served as the COAS associate dean from 2001-2005 and then became dean in 2006.

The provost supervises all academic units and programs, including 43 departments and 625 faculty serving nearly 20,000 students. Schimpf is responsible for ensuring the quality of the faculty and student body through leadership in areas such as academic policies, promotion and tenure, faculty recognition, library, the Honors College and academic support services.






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