Provost

Provost Search
The University of Hartford (UHart) in Connecticut, a four-year, private, residential, comprehensive university with seven dynamic schools and colleges invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of provost. Reporting to President Gregory S. Woodward, who has led UHart since 2017, and serving as a member of the President's Cabinet, the provost is the chief academic officer of the University. The provost is responsible for the visionary leadership, and must be committed to the University culture of academic excellence to ensure an innovative, sustainable, and impactful future.

The next provost will work collaboratively with dynamic teams in the president's Cabinet, among the collegiate deans, and with a faculty and staff deeply committed to students and shared governance. The successful candidate will provide leadership and stability and, ultimately, make decisions to ensure that the University delivers a strong and relevant educational experience for a diverse student body.

Now 65 years young, UHart has emerged as a vibrant force in higher education. It has built a reputation for a dynamic integration of liberal arts education and specialized or professional studies; service to and partnership with local, regional, national, and global communities; and high standards of scholarly and creative excellence. Recognized, in particular, for excellence in the performing and visual arts, the health professions, and business, the University has also achieved national and regional prominence in science, engineering, and technology education.

UHart offers 83 undergraduate majors, 46 graduate-level degree programs, eight associate degree programs, and 40 certificate and diploma programs. That represents a breadth of offerings you expect to find only at a large school, not at a private university with a 8:1 student-to-faculty ratio. UHart is home to 346 full-time faculty and 456 part-time faculty. The University subscribes to a teacher-scholar model and is proud of its teaching excellence and the scholarly and creative achievements of its faculty.

For further details about this position and the application requirements and process, please see the full position profile on the Academic Search website. Senior Consultant Dr. Nancy Crimmin ( nancy.crimmin@academicsearch.org ) will be able to speak with you about this opportunity.

Please submit materials in three attachments to UHartProvost@academicsearch.org . Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. For full consideration, please submit materials by March 7, 2023. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Finalists for the position will participate in campus interviews that may include a public presentation.

The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply.

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