Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

PROVOST and Vice President for Academic Affairs


SUNY Geneseo, located in picturesque Geneseo, N.Y., invites applications and nominations for the next Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs. The institution seeks an action-oriented, inclusive, innovative, and transparent academic leader to join the SUNY Geneseo community and build on the institution’s history as a premier liberal arts college.


Geneseo’s next Provost will report to President Denise A. Battles and serve as a member of the President’s Cabinet. The provost will be responsible for the College’s academic programs and associated support services. The ideal candidate will have a record of progressively responsible and successful academic leadership roles in higher education as well as a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, and social justice. A doctoral or terminal degree from an accredited institution is required.


Located in the historic homelands of the Seneca Nation of Indians and Tonawanda Seneca Nation, SUNY Geneseo is a forward-looking, selective public liberal arts college with a rich tradition of academic excellence. SUNY Geneseo welcomes and inspires students to develop their knowledge and skills to build a better world. The College’s supportive, inclusive community is exceptional in cultivating creativity, engagement, and discovery; and finds strength in diversity, joy in growth, and fulfillment in lifelong learning.


Application materials must be submitted electronically (Microsoft Word or PDF format) and should include: 1) a letter of interest; 2) a curriculum vitae; and 3) five professional references with email addresses, and telephone numbers for future contact — please also include your professional relationship with each reference listed. No references will be contacted without prior permission granted by the candidate. Application and nomination materials should be submitted by the target date of November 4, 2022, to:


Further information about SUNY Geneseo may be found at:


A complete leadership profile including the full list of expectations, qualifications, and characteristics, may be found on our website.


Please direct nominations and inquiries to the AGB Search Team assisting SUNY Geneseo:


Laura Woodworth-Ney, Ph.D., Principal

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Joy Yablonsky, Executive Search Consultant

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Concetta M. Stewart, Ph.D., Principal

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Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement


SUNY Geneseo is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction.