Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Bloomsburg University invites applications and nominations for the position of Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.

The third largest member institution of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), Bloomsburg University is a high-achieving, nationally recognized comprehensive university that provides its students an academic experience that is both challenging and personal. Under the leadership of recently appointed President Bashar Hanna, the campus has entered a phase of renewed excitement and commitment to its mission.

Located in a beautiful rural region of central Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg offers more than 56 undergraduate and 20 graduate and doctoral programs to approximately 9,000 students. Bloomsburg serves diverse and motivated students who want to learn and grow in a supportive environment that promotes exploration and discovery. 

The university seeks in its next provost an experienced academic leader with the management qualities to build on the institution’s reputation and take it to even higher levels of academic excellence and student success. Bloomsburg’s exceptionally qualified and committed faculty and staff take great pride in the institution’s accomplishments are committed to providing students with outstanding academic and co-curricular experiences.

The next provost will express a passion for the mission of public education and understand and embrace the important social, cultural and economic roles public education plays in the state and the region. Equally important, the provost is expected to possess strong management and operational skills in order to oversee the Office of Academic Affairs, plan the next phase of Bloomsburg strategic plan and set clear academic priorities. Learn more about the opportunity and read a comprehensive leadership profile at

Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Candidates should e-mail a curriculum vitae, letter of application and the names and contact information of five references to the search consultants, John Thornburgh and Philip Tang, at For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by December 1, 2018.


Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is committed to equal employment and equal educational opportunities for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, affectional or sexual orientation, age, disability, or other classifications that are protected under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and other pertinent state and federal laws and regulations.