Susan E. Alcock has been named University of Michigan-Dearborn's next provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs, effective Jan. 1, 2020.

“Sue has a long and distinguished career in the academy having held numerous administrative and academic roles. She is a world-acclaimed scholar and teacher who will bring great insight, perspective and industry to our senior leadership team,” Chancellor Domenico Grasso said. “Sue has served at some of the best universities in the world. Her experiences at Brown University, and the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor and Flint), have prepared her to immediately step into this position and make a significant impact on our campus.”