Susie Brubaker-Cole introduced that she’s going to resign as vice provost for pupil affairs (VPSA) on the finish of the autumn quarter in a Wednesday electronic mail to college students.
A press release from the College confirmed the information, bringing Brubaker-Cole’s six-year tenure as vice provost to a detailed within the coming weeks. Her resignation is the fourth excessive profile resignation in beneath a 12 months. Earlier resignations embrace former provost Persis Drell, former President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Sarah Church, who will step down as vice provost for undergraduate schooling on the finish of fall quarter.
C. Matthew Snipp, the director of the Institute for Analysis within the Social Science’s Safe Knowledge Middle, was appointed interim vice provost for pupil affairs by Provost Jenny Martinez and can take workplace after Brubaker-Cole steps down. Snipp can be the previous director of Stanford’s Middle for the Comparative Examine of Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE) and the resident fellow of Murray Home in Governor’s Nook.
A search committee to find out Brubaker-Cole’s everlasting successor will likely be shaped.
The VPSA oversees a number of massive workplaces on campus, together with the FLI (first technology and/or low-income) Scholar Success Middle, Vaden Well being Companies and the Bechtel Worldwide Middle.
On this morning’s Stanford Report, Brubaker-Cole expressed her appreciation for her colleagues, noting that their “dedication to empowering college students to develop and develop to their fullest potential is unmatched.”
Earlier than turning into vice provost, Brubaker-Cole was a live-in resident fellow, in addition to the affiliate vice provost for undergraduate schooling for eight years. Brubaker-Cole additionally served because the affiliate provost for educational success and engagement at Oregon State College (OSU) for six years, and led OSU’s pupil affairs division for 3 years.
Along with her formal roles as advisor and administrator, Brubaker-Cole enthusiastically participated in campus actions corresponding to Band Run and Drag Fest, the place she would usually costume up in drag.
“I’m honored to have served as [my colleagues’] chief and am tremendously pleased with all that we’ve completed over these six-plus years,” Brubaker-Cole instructed the Stanford Report. “I do know that they possess all that’s wanted to proceed to fulfill the challenges of our world and to advance the various tasks underway, making certain our college students thrive of their lives at Stanford and getting ready them to guide of their communities and professions for a lifetime.”
Brubaker-Cole wrote to college students that she plans to return dwelling to Oregon to “pursue a brand new set of profession alternatives which can be nearer to my hometown and my deep household connections there.”
The Day by day has reached out to Snipp for remark. Brubaker-Cole’s spokesperson referred The Day by day to at this time’s Stanford Report.