June 5, 2023

Ian Newbould to Begin as Interim Provost Next Week

On Monday, April 9, UMW announced Ian D.C. Newbould as the interim provost.

Newbould will serve as the chief academic officer of the university and will be responsible for oversight of all academic programs, academic planning and budgets and faculty matters. Working with the deans and the faculty, the provost provides leadership of major university initiatives in teaching, research and creative activities and has responsibility for all university educational and academic policies. Newbould will begin work on Monday, April 16 and will serve through the 2012-2013 academic year. The University of Mary Washington contracted for Newbould’s services through the Registry of College and University Presidents, the nation’s premier interim placement service for senior university administrators.

Newbould’s career in higher education spans more than 30 years, and includes presidencies at three institutions. Most recently, he served as president of Richmond, the American International University in London, U.K., from 2008-2011.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.