Before coming to Wright State, Schrader served as president of the Missouri University of Science and Technology which was previously known as the University of Missouri-Rolla.
Vaught was one of four candidates planning to visit Wright State for the school’s top academic job. Boise State University dean Kenneth Petersen was also on campus this week.
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Outgoing Wright State provost Tom Sudkamp announced in December that he planned to step down from the post in June. The provost position would be just the second high profile job Schrader has hired for since becoming president in July.
In August, she hired Walt Branson to become the university’s vice president for finance and operations and chief business officer. Branson previously served as vice chancellor, Schrader’s No. 2 at Missouri S&T.
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