Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs


Iona University, a nationally recognized independent liberal arts university serving over 3,600 students, invites inquiries, nominations and applications for its next Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs (Provost). Founded in 1940, Iona is a private Catholic university with two locations in Westchester, New York: a 45-acre campus in New Rochelle and a new 28-acre Bronxville campus.

As the chief academic officer of Iona University, the Provost reports directly to President Seamus Carey and serves on his Cabinet and senior leadership team. Iona seeks an experienced academic leader with a firm commitment to Catholic higher education and excellence in the liberal arts and professional programs, enthusiasm for innovation and diversity, and the ability to lead and inspire the faculty and academic staff with confidence, creativity, and a spirit of collaboration. The next Provost will take office in early summer 2023.

The Provost oversees the School of Arts and Science; the LaPenta School of Business; NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences; Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation; the Office for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging; the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning; Research and Grants; Libraries; Registrar; Information Technology; Academic Support Services; Honors Program; Special Sessions; and Study Abroad.

Maya Ranchod Kirkhope of Academic Search is assisting with this national search. Applications, nominations, and inquiries may be sent in confidence to . Although application materials will be accepted until the time that a new Provost is selected, candidates should submit materials by January 4, 2023, for the most favorable consideration. For more information about the institution, position, qualifications and application process, please review the search prospectus, available for download, on the Academic Search website:

Additional information about Iona University is available at .

Iona University values and celebrates diversity and is committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all of our employees including staff, faculty and student workers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, military or veteran status, alienage, citizenship, status as a victim of domestic violence/stalking/sex offenses, unemployment status, or other legally prohibited basis under federal and state law, or local ordinance. As an equal opportunity employer, Iona University encourages applications from qualified candidates who reflect the wider world in which we live, in particular historically underrepresented groups.

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