MSU Gets New Provost

Michigan State University officially has a new Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Jane Youatt was installed today by the Board of Trustees. She has been acting as Provost since Kim Wilcox left in January of last year.

Youatt got her undergraduate degree and PhD at MSU, was on the faculty, and worked her way up as an administrator.

The Provost is the university's top academic officer.