Professor Marion Crain to Serve as Washington University Interim Provost

Washington University in St. Louis will begin a national search this summer for its next provost, according to Chancellor Andrew D. Martin. A nine-member committee will be tasked with finding a successor for Holden Thorp, who will conclude his term on July 15 after serving in the role since 2013. Marion Crain, who holds a dual appointment as vice provost and the Wiley B. Rutledge Professor of Law at the School of Law, will serve as interim provost during the transition. Learn more