SHSU Appoints New Associate Vice Provost
Sept. 21, 2017
SHSU Media Contact: Lane Fortenberry
Christopher Maynard, who most recently served as associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Alabama, has been appointed associate vice provost for Sam Houston State University.
“I am excited to join such an outstanding leadership team in the Provost’s Office,” Maynard said.
Originally from Louisiana, Maynard holds a doctorate in history from Louisiana State University.
His extensive research on the end of the Cold War has resulted in numerous publications. The most notable is his book, “Out of the Shadow: George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold War.”
Maynard taught history and political science at Dakota State University and subsequently the University of North Alabama.
At UNA, he served as chair of the Department of History and Political Science from 2008-2014 and then associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences from 2014-2017 before being appointed to his current position at SHSU.
“I look forward to serving our students and helping them achieve success by embodying our university’s motto,” he said.
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