Rose-Hulman University has hired alumnus Rick Stamper as provost and vice president for academic affairs. Stamper is currently a professor of mechanical engineering and engineering management and will begin his new role July 1.  He has served in several roles in his 20 years at the university, including as head of the engineering department and serving as interim associate dean for professional development. Stamper holds degrees from Rose-Hulman University and the University of Maryland.