Reception for retiring Provost Chuck Taber

Kansas State University held a reception for retiring Provost Chuck Taber on Monday.

Taber was hired as Provost and Executive Vice President in July 2018. Over his tenure, Taber played a key role guiding K-State through the COVID-19 pandemic. He has been a professor in the Political Science academic field for 40 years.

Taber says he has plans for his upcoming retirement.

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Program Services Coordinator for the library Tara Coleman says he will be missed.

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Assistant Director in the Office of Recruitment and Admissions Holly Gerke says what he brought to her department is important.

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Taber related how he came to Manhattan in 2018 and the Hale library fire being one of his first memories.

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The reception was attended by current and former students of Taber, as well as numerous faculty and staff and K-State President Richard Linton.

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