Widener University President Dr. Julie E. Wollman today announced the appointment of Dr. Dale Scalise-Smith as the next provost of the university.

Scalise-Smith, who currently serves as dean of the College of Health Professions at Northern Kentucky University, will begin her new position in August. As provost, Scalise-Smith will be the chief academic officer across the university, which encompasses programs on the main campus in Chester, Pa., Commonwealth Law School in Harrisburg, Pa., and Delaware Law School in Wilmington, Del. She will be a central figure in implementing the university’s strategic plan, and play a key role in Widener’s continued evolution as a vibrant, thriving university that delivers high-quality academic programs across a diverse range of fields and platforms. Read more