Interim President, Provost and Executive Vice President Kim Schatzel, Ph.D.

Kim Schatzel, provost and executive vice president of academic and student affairs at Eastern Michigan University, will serve as interim president while Eastern conducts a national search for the successor to President Susan Martin.

“Provost Schatzel is the right person to continue to build on our successes,” said Mike Morris, chair of the EMU Board of Regents. “She has distinguished herself as an outstanding leader since joining Eastern in January 2012, and we are pleased she has agreed to accept this new role as Interim President."

Presidential Search is Underway

The Board of Regents are working to find Eastern Michigan University's next dynamic leader. The Board has retained Parker Executive Search to execute a robust search process.

Learn more about the Presidential Search.

  • about

    Learn more about Interim President Kim Schatzel.

  • Strategic Plan

    EMU is engaged in a strategic planning process that engages all members of its community.

  • Degree Completion and Retention Plan

    The Degree Completion and Retention (DCR) Plan includes seven areas of focus. 

  • President's reports

    Read the latest messages from Interim President Kim Schatzel.