May 13, 2015 | Dennis Brown
Maura A. Ryan, associate dean for the humanities and faculty affairs in the College of Arts and Letters at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed vice president and associate provost for faculty affairs at the University. The appointment, effective Aug. 1, was made by Notre Dame’s president, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., on the recommendation of Thomas G. Burish, the Charles and Jill Fischer Provost.
A member of the theology faculty since 1993, Ryan is the John Cardinal O’Hara, C.S.C., Associate Professor of Christian Ethics. She previously served from 2001 to 2004 as an associate provost at Notre Dame.
Ryan replaces Daniel J. Myers, who recently was appointed provost at Marquette University. Her primary responsibilities will involve partnering with deans, department chairs, and others to address a multitude of issues affecting faculty life, ranging from the Dual Career Assistance Program to the Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning.