The University Record, July 22, 1998

Goldenberg headed for Texas

By Jane R. Elgass

Outgoing LS&A Dean Edie N. Goldenberg has been tapped by the University of Texas at Austin as its next executive vice president and provost. Goldenberg announced in April that she would be stepping down from the LS&A post at the end of August. Her Texas appointment is effective Oct. 1.

"Edie Goldenberg has shown extraordinary strength of leadership over a long period in one of the most complex and most distinguished academic jobs in America," said Austin President Larry R. Faulkner in announcing the appointment July 6. "We are fortunate to have attracted her to Texas. She has the skill and perspective to foster quality in our academic programs, and I look forward with pleasure to collaborating with her toward that end."

The provost at Austin is the chief academic officer, responsible for college/school planning and advising, academic programs, faculty recruiting and management of the overall budget.

Goldenberg said she was "impressed by the University of Texas and excited about the opportunity to contribute to a future there."

"My years in Ann Arbor have been wonderful ones for me," she added. "The University of Michigan will always occupy a special place in my heart. Since the world of academe is so very small, I'm happy to think that our paths will continue to cross."