The University of Minnesota has announced plans to launch a national search for its next executive vice president and provost and chief academic officer.
A search committee was convened in April 2019 by President-designate Joan T.A. Gabel. The committee is co-chaired by Christopher Cramer, vice president for research and professor, College of Science and Engineering; and Amy Pittenger, Faculty Consultative Committee chair and associate professor, College of Pharmacy.
A position profile was posted in late spring, following the appointment of the search committee that informed the profile and to advance a robust and inclusive search process. The schedule anticipates recruitment of candidates to take place during summer 2019, with the aim of identifying finalists for public interviews to take place in fall 2019. The global search firm of Korn Ferry has been engaged to assist the search committee with sourcing and recruiting a diverse, highly qualified pool of academic leaders for this critical University of Minnesota position.
Please use this form to provide comments to the search committee cochairs to help inform planning for a strong and inclusive EVPP search process and to provide input for the position profile that will be used to recruit an outstanding pool of candidates.
(Comments will not be posted online. Nominations for members to serve on the search committee should be emailed to Angie Pesch at [email protected].)
The University of Minnesota is seeking applications and nominations for Executive Vice President and Provost (EVPP). As the institution’s chief academic officer, the EVPP will work in partnership with the University’s incoming President Joan T. A. Gabel to advance the University’s reputation as one of the world’s most renowned public research universities.
Nominations and Applications
The priority deadline for the submission of applications is Friday, July 12, 2019. Review of applications for the position will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Applications should include:
- Detailed CV
- Letter of interest that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described above, as well as the applicant’s motivation to apply.
*PDF is the preferred version of submission of documents.
For More Information
For more information about the search process, please contact: Kate Stuckert, Senior Assistant to the President, [email protected], 612-625-8844. (Nominations for members to serve on the search committee should be emailed to Angie Pesch, [email protected].)
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