University of Michigan–Flint Chancellor


The University of Michigan (U-M), one of the world’s preeminent research universities, invites nominations or applications for its next UM-Flint Chancellor. Now operating in its third century, U-M continues its mission to serve the public through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving, and applying knowledge, art and academic values. 


UM-Flint is one of three campuses of the University of Michigan. UM-Flint is a comprehensive urban university of diverse learners and scholars committed to advancing local and global communities through education, research, and service. The university values excellence in teaching, learning and scholarship; is focused on student success; and embodies the importance of engaged citizenship. UM-Flint serves about 6,200 students, of whom 78% are undergraduate and 22% are graduate. About half of all students live in Genesee County, and the campus has a small but growing population of residential students creating a vibrant campus life.


The city of Flint has experienced growth, revitalization and development and continues to attract new investments that fuse the region’s strong heritage in industrial technology with its future as an R&D center for autonomous vehicles, hub for fresh foods and an evolving college town. The area is home to three institutions of higher education, resulting in an expanding student population that has encouraged building renovations, modern housing and amenities and an entrepreneurial culture. Among the improvements has been the $37 million repurposing of the historic Capitol Theatre (2017).


Representing AGB Search, Senior Executive Search Consultants Sally Mason, and Garry W. Owens will be assisting the University of Michigan - Flint Chancellor Search Committee. Should prospective nominators or potential candidates have questions or wish to seek additional information, they are encouraged to email either Dr. Mason (, or Dr. Owens ( to arrange time for a confidential conversation prior to submitting materials.


To assure full consideration, applications should be received by January 15, 2024, and must include 1) a letter of interest, which  addresses specifically how the candidate’s experiences and qualifications intersect with the University of Michigan Flint's listed responsibilities, required qualifications, responsibilities, qualities and competencies, as outlined in the Position Description; 2) a curriculum vitae; and 3) a list of five professional references, along with their titles, telephone numbers, and email addresses of 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 materials should be submitted through the AGB Search portal system here: UM-Flint Chancellor.


Please direct any nominations, expressions of interest or questions regarding the application process to


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