WSU/CVM dean steps into university provost role
Washington State University announced on October 1 that Dr. Bryan Slinker, dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine, will step into the role of interim provost and executive vice president following the resignation of the former provost. Slinker, who served as dean for more than a decade announced his retirement earlier this year. He’ll fulfill his new position through June 2020 when a new provost is expected to be named.
Dr. Robert Mealey, professor, and chair of the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology and former director of WSU’s Animal Health Research Center, has been appointed to fulfill the role as interim dean until a new dean is appointed within the next several months. Dr. Mealey received his veterinary degree from Colorado State University in 1990 and obtained his PhD from WSU in 2001 in immunology and infectious disease. He is boarded in large animal internal medicine.
Posted October 11, 2019