Eastern Michigan University has named Kim Schatzel as its new provost and vice president, pending approval by the Board of Regents. The appointment will be effective Jan. 3, 2012.
Schatzel’s background includes extensive academic leadership and corporate business experience. She currently serves as dean of the College of Business at University of Michigan-Dearborn, a position she has held since 2008. Schatzel joined the institution in 2000 as assistant professor of marketing and subsequently held several leadership positions until being named dean.