The University of Wisconsin-Superior has announced the appointment of Molly Smith as Provost and Vice chancellor for academic affairs. She begins her new role June 1.

Previously,. Smith served as provost and vice president for academic affairs and professor of English at Saint Martin's University in Washington. She has also served as provost of Wheaton College, executive director of Pratham U.S.A., president of Manhattanville College and dean of arts and sciences at Seton Hall University, where she also held the rank of tenured professor.

Smith replaces Jackie Weissenburger, who has been serving as interim provost since 2016. Weissenburger is retiring July 1 from UWS.