Warwick Arden can remove "interim" from his title.
He's now N.C. State's provost, getting the job for good after serving as interim provost since May of last year.
He'll also hold the title of executive vice chancellor. The appointment was made Friday. His salary will be $315,000.
The provost is the university's chief academic officer, overseeing a broad spectrum of academic and student affairs.
Arden, 53, was previously dean of NCSU's College of Veterinary Medicine.
Read more in tomorrow's News & Observer.