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To empower students, faculty, and staff in the pursuit of scholarly excellence

  • Leadership-Cultivate collaboration, service, and excellence
  • Passion-Champion education to transform lives and communities
  • Learning-Nurture intellectual curiosity and creative engagement
  • Adaptability-Responsive and flexible in a dynamic higher education environment
  • Strategic-Proactive in shaping the future of the Academy
  • Inclusivity-Embrace diversity and respect open inquiry and dialogue


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Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost

Dr. Karen Appleby

Karen Appleby was named Idaho State University's Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost December 4, 2020.

Dr. Appleby's Leadership Philosophy

As the Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost, she is the Chief Academic Officer of the University. more>