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Citadel News Service
14 Feb 2007

The Citadel selects provost and dean of the college

The Citadel and its Board of Visitors have announced that Sam Hines of the College of Charleston has been selected to become the next provost and dean of the college. He will begin work July 1.

Photo courtesy of College of Charleston.

Hines was selected from a pool of 48 applicants. He was among 10 semi- finalists named for the position. He replaces Donald A. Steven who left The Citadel last year to become provost and vice president for academic affairs at Rider University in Lawrenceville and Princeton, N.J. Brig. Gen. Harry Carter (USAFR retired), professor of business administration, has been serving as interim provost.

Three finalists for provost and dean of the college visited campus in January.

Hines has been a professor and administrator at the College of Charleston since 1973. He has held numerous positions at C of C, including dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, vice president for departmental affairs and associate provost, dean of graduate studies, acting provost/senior vice president for academic affairs, chairman and director of the department of political science, director of the Institute for Public Affairs and Policy Studies, and professor of political science, and associate director and coordinator of the MPA Program, Center for Metropolitan Affairs & Public Policy.

Hines is the founding dean of the College of Charleston’s newly established School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs. He has a Ph.D. and masters in political science from Duke University and a bachelor’s in political science from A.B. Davidson College.

For a complete resume, click here.

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