Interim-Provost and Vice President

for Academic Affairs

C. Jack Maynard


C. Jack Maynard returned to the position of Interim-Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs on August 1, 2014.  He was on transitional leave from July 1, 2013 through July 31, 2014.

C. Jack Maynard is Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Education.  He was appointed Dean of the School of Education in 2001.  Prior to coming to ISU, he served as the founding dean of the School of Education and Human Services at the University of Michigan-Flint.  He has also held key leadership positions at the University of Toledo and at Marshall University (Huntington, WV).  While at the University of Toledo, he served as associate dean of the College of Education and Allied Professions.  He was also director of the Northwest Ohio Urban Partnership/University Initiative.  At Marshall University, he served as acting dean, associate dean, assistant dean, assistant director of field experiences, and professor.  He earned a bachelor’s in mathematics and his master’s in educational administration at Marshall University and his Ed.D. in Educational Leadership at West Virginia University.

Dr. Maynard has been active in teacher education policy development in West Virginia and Ohio.  While in Ohio, he chaired the Ohio Advisory Commission on Teacher Education and the Teacher Education Standards Revision.  He held a similar position in West Virginia.  He is a Board of Examiner Member for the National Council for Accreditation for Teacher Education and has served on over 40 accrediting teams.  He has also been active in improving teacher education in China and has conducted summer leadership activities for higher education faculty in China. 

Dr.  Maynard may be reached through the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs at              812-237-2309.



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