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 e mail to college students.
An announcement from the College confirmed the information, bringing Brubaker-Cole’s six-year tenure as vice provost to an in depth within the coming weeks. Her resignation is the fourth excessive profile resignation in below a 12 months. Earlier resignations embody former provost Persis Drell, former President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Sarah Church, who will step down as vice provost for undergraduate training on the finish of fall quarter.
C. Matthew Snipp, the director of the Institute for Analysis within the Social Science’s Safe Information Heart, 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 Heart for the Comparative Research 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 shall be fashioned.
The VPSA oversees a number of giant workplaces on campus, together with the FLI (first technology and/or low-income) Pupil Success Heart, Vaden Well being Providers and the Bechtel Worldwide Heart.
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 training 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 akin to Band Run and Drag Fest, the place she would usually gown 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 advised the Stanford Report. “I do know that they possess all that’s wanted to proceed to satisfy the challenges of our world and to advance the numerous initiatives underway, making certain our college students thrive of their lives at Stanford and making ready them to steer 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 the moment’s Stanford Report.