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    Knight News Roundtable: Powwow with the Provost

    Four journalists and a neuropsychologist sat around The Knight News office — on a day when the campus was closed — discussing everything from pleasure and pain, to academic growth, personal histories, ambitions and innovation. James Stellar is a neuropsychologist, professor of psychology and as of 2009, the provost of Queens College. Most likely, you don’t know what a provost is. When Dr. Stellar walked into our office that day, we couldn’t really articulate it either. What we can confirm now though, is that he is also the vice president of academic affairs. Charming, intelligent and kind, Stellar idealizes the administrators of QC. His role as provost includes curriculum planning,…