Office of the Provost
Interim Provost and Senior Vice President,
Robert B. Low
Robert Low was appointed as Interim Provost and Senior Vice President of the University of Vermont on December 21, 2012.
Professor Low has had a highly distinguished career, most of which has been spent at The University of Vermont, where he has been a faculty member in the College of Medicine since 1970. Bob holds a B.A. (Biology) from Princeton University, his Ph.D. (Physiology) from the University of Chicago, and he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Biology).
Bob has an impressive record of scholarship, with nearly 100 publications, and has served on numerous University-wide, college and departmental committees, focusing on a wide range of tasks including strategic planning, research, grant reviews, improving the RPT "green sheet" process, and reviews of administrative personnel. He held the positions of UVM Interim Provost and Provost from 1992 to 1996, as well as Interim Executive Dean of the College of Medicine and Associate Dean for Research, and has been responsible for administrative oversight of medical education and faculty affairs in the College. Bob has taught undergraduate, graduate, and medical students and continues to maintain an active teaching schedule in the College of Medicine.