Associate Provost Tunks To Step Down

April 5, 2010  

By Andy Garcia
atgarcia@smu.edu

Associate Provost Tom Tunks is stepping down from his position after twelve years of service in the provost’s office.

Tunks will leave his current position at the end of this semester to take on the duties of Associate Provost Ellen Pryor, while she is away at Pepperdine University during the fall semester. In January 2011 Tunks will then take a yearlong leave before he will return to SMU, to teach music in the Meadows School.

Among his accomplishments as associate provost, Tunks co-chaired the committee that developed the proposal for the new General Education Requirements. The new curriculum will go into effect for the fall semester of 2012.

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3 Responses to “Associate Provost Tunks To Step Down”

  1. Mary on April 5th, 2010 10:42 pm

    Is it General Education Requirements or Curriculum. I am confused? This is a good story if there were no spelling errors.

  2. Elisabeth Brubaker on April 6th, 2010 7:29 am

    They are the same thing. The GEC is a requirement to graduate from the university. Please click the link to view the story on the new GEC.

  3. Jay Fields on July 16th, 2010 3:54 pm

    First step to keeping Coach June Jones.