Castleton University names Dr. Thomas Mauhs-Pugh as Provost
Castleton, VT (08/19/2019) — Castleton is pleased to announce Dr. Thomas Mauhs-Pugh has joined the University as Provost.
In this role, Dr. Mauhs-Pugh will act as chief academic officer and oversee all of the University's academic affairs.
Additionally, Dr. Jonathan Spiro will serve as dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Cathy Kozlik and Dr. Peter Kimmel have been appointed to serve as interim deans of the College of Business and the College of Health and Sciences, respectively.
"I am thrilled to have Dr. Mauhs-Pugh join the Castleton family. His academic credentials, leadership experience, analytical approach to institutional research and student retention, and commitment to innovation will help us to grow to the next level," said Castleton University President Dr. Karen M. Scolforo.
The addition of Dr. Mauhs-Pugh allows Castleton to enhance the capacity of its academic leadership as it embarks on ambitious initiatives to ensure future growth and success. Those initiatives include new sites in Bennington and Killington, the implementation of a new learning management system, and new academic programs, all of which will be launched this fall.
Dr. Mauhs-Pugh brings a wealth of academic and administrative experience to Castleton. He joins Castleton after 21 years at Green Mountain College, where he served as provost and vice president of academic affairs for the past five years. Previous to being provost at GMC, Dr. Mauhs-Pugh held a number of administrative and faculty positions, including dean of faculty.
"It's an honor to be appointed provost of Castleton University. Facilities upgrades done over the summer are tremendous, and the new online and residential programs promise excellent growth. I'm excited for the upcoming year as we continue to align our academic offerings and delivery methods with the needs of our community and workforce," Dr. Mauhs-Pugh said.
About Castleton University
Castleton University is small enough to be a community where every student matters, yet large enough to offer more than 75 programs of study for undergraduate and graduate students, 28 varsity sports, and over 50 clubs and organizations. The university stresses experiential learning through internships, community service and research opportunities provided by more than 400 community partnerships. For more information, visit castleton.edu.