Wake Forest appoints Matthews associate provost, Information Systems
April 14, 2008
Wake Forest University has appointed Rick Matthews as associate provost for information systems, the top management position in the Information Systems department.
Matthews, who joined Wake Forest’s faculty in 1979, is professor of physics and a former chair of that department. He joined the Office of the Provost in 2007 as an associate provost. This month, he was named associate provost for information systems.
Matthews received Bachelor of Science and doctoral degrees in physics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Formerly, he was a research physicist at the Naval Research Laboratory.