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Provost

The College of Wooster, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college located in northeastern Ohio, enthusiastically announces a search for Provost. The Provost will be a visionary thinker and proven academic leader with demonstrated strength in building and supporting a diverse and international community, a nimble and creative approach to evolving academic programs, and a passion for empowering students to become independent, responsible and creative thinkers in the tradition of a liberal arts education.

Reporting to the President, the Provost has administrative oversight for academic programs, the center for Advising, Planning, and Experiential Learning (APEX), the Art Museum, Athletics, the Center for Entrepreneurship, Libraries, the Writing Center, Educational Assessment and the Registrar's office. In partnership with the Dean for Curriculum and Academic Engagement and the Dean for Faculty Development, the Provost supports the faculty and chairs of departments/programs in their goals and develops and implements academic priorities. The Provost will oversee a budget of more than $34 million and serve as a key member of the President’s Cabinet.

The ideal candidate will be a visionary leader with strong interpersonal skills, a deep understanding of and commitment to the mission, values, and goals of the College and a passion for the project and promise of a liberal arts education grounded in mentored undergraduate research. In consultation with the faculty, the Provost articulates and directs the academic vision of the College of Wooster. Successful candidates will hold an earned doctorate and demonstrate significant accomplishment in teaching, scholarship and service commensurate with tenure.

For a more detailed description of the opportunity please visit: https://assets.storbeckpimentel.com/files/resources/wooster-provost-pd.pdf

Review of candidates will begin immediately. For best consideration, please send all confidential nominations, inquiries, and expressions of interest to:

Susan VanGilder, Partner

Beth McCarthy, Senior Associate

Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, LP

WoosterProvost@storbecksearch.com

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