Associate Provost and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

Sewanee: The University of the South

Associate Provost and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

Sewanee, The University of the South seeks nominations and applications for the position of Associate Provost and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid.

Sewanee is a leader in contemporary enrollment offering a straightforward admission process with no application fee, test-optional admission for the past ten years and a commitment to meeting full demonstrated need of all admitted first-year students who qualify for financial aid. The total team of 22 work in close partnership to advance the institutional enrollment goals.

Reporting to the Vice Provost for Student Success, the Associate Provost is the chief admissions officer for the institution, member of the Vice-Chancellor and President’s cabinet and has full oversight of the admission and financial aid strategy for the University. Direct Reports to the Associate Provost and Dean include the Associate Dean of Admissions Operations & Communications, the Associate Dean of Admission for Financial Aid, the Associate Dean of Admission for Recruitment, and the Assistant Visit Specialist/Division Receptionist.

Sewanee, The University of the South is one of the nation’s finest institutions of higher learning, an institution of the Episcopal Church, with a distinguished undergraduate College of Arts and Sciences, a leading graduate School of Theology, and an innovative School of Letters offering summer master’s degree programs in literature and creative writing.  In an environment of intense intellectual engagement, Sewanee students are challenged to live the life of the mind and to apply their education to the complexities of our time through leadership roles in society. 

The 13,000 acre campus, known as the Domain, is located on the western face of the Cumberland Plateau, situated between the Tennessee cities of Nashville and Chattanooga. The Domain offers rich educational and research opportunities in addition to recreational experiences unparalleled on any other campus in the country.

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For best consideration, please send all confidential nominations, inquiries and expressions of interest to:

Susan VanGilder, Partner

Beth McCarthy, Senior Associate  

The University of the South, commonly known as Sewanee, comprises a nationally ranked residential College of Arts and Sciences and a School of Theology. The University is strongly committed to the values of intellectual inquiry, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and living and serving in community. Situated on 13,000 acres atop Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau, Sewanee is known for its stunning natural beauty while providing easy access to Chattanooga, Nashville, and Huntsville. The University is affiliated with the Episcopal Church and seeks to help employees of all backgrounds and identities flourish.