Julius Gribou appointed executive vice provost
(Feb. 26, 2008)--UTSA Provost John Frederick announced today the appointment of Julius Gribou as executive vice provost. Gribou began his duties Feb. 18. He recently served as the interim provost and vice president for academic affairs during the university's national search for a provost.
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"I am grateful to Julius for his leadership and service as interim provost and vice president for academic affairs," said Frederick. "He will continue to be an asset to me in the provost's office as UTSA moves forward with an exciting agenda to becoming a premier public research university."
An architect with more than 20 years of international networking experience, Gribou will be responsible for space utilization, renovation and allocation. He also will oversee the development of UTSA's international programs and represent Frederick in his absence.
"I was honored to be selected by President Romo to serve as the interim provost and vice president for academic affairs," said Gribou. "I look forward to working with the provost and helping the university continue its move toward becoming a premier public research university. I am confident that my professional experience and work on the university's strategic plan will prove beneficial as we take UTSA to higher levels of excellence."
Prior to his service as interim provost and vice president for academic affairs, Gribou served as the founding dean of the College of Architecture. He earned a master's degree in architecture from the University of Illinois and a bachelor's degree in design from the University of Florida.
Gribou was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Poland in 1991, where he conducted research on the country's historic preservation systems. He came to UTSA from Texas A&M University in 2000.