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  • Inclusivity-Embrace diversity and respect open inquiry and dialogue

Interim Provost

Dr. Karen Appleby

Karen Appleby was named Idaho State University's Interim Provost December 4, 2020.

Dr. Appleby's Leadership Philosophy

As the Interim Provost, she is the Chief Academic Officer of the University. more>