ROLLA — A provost at Missouri University of Science and Technology has been named interim chancellor of the school in Rolla.
The appointment of Warren Kent Wray was announced Monday.
Wray, a provost for five years, will begin at his new position Sept. 1. He will replace John F. Carney III, who will retire on Aug. 31.
Wray began working at Missouri S&T in August 2006 as provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs. Previously, he had been provost at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Mich.
The University of Missouri System launched a national search for a new chancellor in April.