E. Joseph Lee II, PhD, President of Spring Hill College announced today the appointments of Steven Almquist, PhD and Lisa Hager, PhD as interim co-Provosts for the 2020-21 academic year. They follow Marc Manganaro, PhD, who served as interim Provost for the previous academic year.
“Drs. Almquist and Hager have over 30 years combined experience here at Spring Hill, merging their strengths and their vast knowledge of our Jesuit, Catholic tradition of instruction,” said Lee. “Together, I know they will lead us into a successful academic year for our students and their instructors.”
Almquist serves as a Professor of English, the Chair of the Division of Languages and Literatures and the faculty Athletics representative. He came to The Hill in 2008, directly out of his PhD program at the University of Iowa. Hager is a Professor of Psychology and the Chair of the Social Sciences Division. She has been at the College since 2001 and has served as the division chair for 12 years.
“I am particularly excited to work with our dedicated and resilient faculty, as they continue to serve our students and embody the Jesuit ideals that are at the core of SHC,” said Almquist of the new appointment. Hager also noted, “I hope that I can make an important contribution to the institution that has been my home away from home for the last 20 years.”