Meet the Provost
A scholar specializing in the relationship between politics and public law, particularly the intersection of politics and constitutional interpretation, Dr. David May, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, came to EWU in 1999. At Eastern, he has served as Chair of the Department of Political Science, where he facilitated the EWU in the High School program as its faculty liaison and where he also directed the Center for Northwest Politics. Dr. May also has served as Associate Dean of the College of Social Sciences, and as Vice Provost for Academic Administration.
As Provost and Vice President for the Division of Academic Affairs, Dr. May is the university’s chief academic officer, with oversight of academic operations including: 135 areas of study, more than 500 faculty members in six academic colleges, the JFK Library, Academic Policy and Planning, Distance Education, International Programs, Institutional Research, and Grants and Contracts.