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Northwest Missouri State University

News Release

Oct. 24, 2017

Northwest announces provost candidate forums

Northwest Missouri State University’s Provost Search Committee has scheduled on-campus interviews with provost candidates that will include open forums and receptions for University employees.

Northwest employees are invited to the open forums with Dr. Timothy R. Crowley on Monday, Oct. 30, and Dr. Jamie Hooyman on Tuesday, Oct. 31.

Both forums are 3 to 4 p.m., in the J.W. Jones Student Union Boardroom. Employees also may interact with the candidates during a reception before each forum, from 2:30 to 3 p.m. in the Boardroom.

Feedback regarding the candidates should be submitted to the Office of Human Resources by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31. 

The individual selected for the position will fill the role vacated in June when Dr. Timothy Mottet resigned to become the president at Colorado State University-Pueblo.  


About Dr. Timothy R. Crowley

Crowley is associate provost for academic affairs at Fort Hays State University in Fort Hays, Kansas, where he is responsible for leading the Honors College, general education, First-Year Seminar, Credit for Prior Learning, and BGS/AGS programs, in addition to course management, department chair leadership development, Tiger Leaders, professional advisor development, collective bargaining team member, curriculum management, program review and student success initiatives.

His previous administrative experience includes service as assistant provost for academic programs and student success, dean of the Graduate School and assistant provost for internationalization, all at Fort Hays State.

He also served on the faculty as a professor and chair of the music department at Fort Hays State and at Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma, and as a visiting assistant professor of music at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.

He has a Doctor of Musical Arts and a Master of Music, both in composition from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas, and a Bachelor of Music in performance from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois.


About Dr. Jamie Hooyman

Hooyman is interim provost at Northwest Missouri State University, where she is responsible for providing leadership, vision and focus on student learning while addressing the areas of enrollment, workforce, access, innovation and student expectations. She provides oversight of budgets, staffing and academic planning as well as personnel matters, accreditation activities and maintaining curriculum integrity.

Her previous administrative experience includes service as vice provost at Northwest, and as vice president of institutional effectiveness, dean of instruction and associate dean at North Central Missouri College in Trenton, Missouri.

She served on the faculty at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, Oklahoma, in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies, where she also was curriculum coordinator for the recreation management and exercise/fitness management degrees.

She has a Doctor of Education in human performance with a concentration in exercise science from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma; a Master of Science in Education with a concentration in exercise physiology and fitness from Northern Illinois University in Dekalb, Illinois; a Bachelor of Science in Education with a concentration in physical education from Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri; and an Associate of Arts from Trenton Junior College in Trenton, Missouri.

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468