Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
As the Chief Academic Officer, the Provost reports directly to the President, serves on the President’s Cabinet, and chairs the Deans’ Council. The Provost is responsible for providing vision, leadership and strategic direction for the Division of Academic Affairs. The Provost provides overall leadership and general administrative responsibility for the University’s academic programs and related support services in support of the University mission and vision. This work includes faculty development, promotion and tenure processes, sabbatical leaves, research, curricular planning and assessment, and academic budgeting.
The Provost works with the Deans’
Council, Faculty Senate, faculty committees, Academic Affairs
staff, the President’s Cabinet and senior members of the
University, to develop and advance the
institution’s academic priorities, align them with the University’s Strategic Directions, and oversee their implementation. The Provost is a critical member of the President’s Cabinet and university representative for both internal and external audiences, including PASSHE task forces and committees.
The Provost will nurture the academic mission and strengths of Millersville University, supporting a dedicated faculty and staff in ongoing efforts to enhance the reputation of the university and to attract and retain a talented and diverse range of students.
Beyond the day-to-day management of a complex academic enterprise, Millersville’s next Provost will be encouraged to place particular emphasis on several strategic imperatives that will continue to strengthen the university and add value to its students, faculty, staff, and community. The Provost will have an opportunity to partner with President Wubah in taking Millersville University to greater levels of excellence and impact on the region and within the Commonwealth.
Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. Applications should be received as soon as possible and no later than December 4, 2020 to ensure fullest consideration. Interested individuals should submit, as two separate documents, a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest that addresses the themes, responsibilities and requirements described in the full Leadership Profile, available www.wittkieffer.com.
Application materials should be submitted using WittKieffer’s candidate portal.
Nominations and inquiries may be directed to John Thornburgh or Elizabeth Bohan at: MillersvilleProvost@wittkieffer.com.
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