University of Minnesota
Executive Vice President and Provost
Twin Cities, Minnesota
The University of Minnesota seeks nominations and invites applications for the position of Executive Vice President and Provost (EVPP).
About the Position: The EVPP is the Chief Academic Officer of the University of Minnesota multi‐campus system and Provost for the Twin Cities campus. The EVPP will work in partnership with the University’s incoming President Joan T. A. Gabel, to advance the University’s global reputation for academic excellence and discovery. Serving to elevate and inspire University-wide innovations towards delivery on its mission, responsibilities include promotion and tenure systemwide, curricular review, accreditation, and academic policy and planning for all colleges and schools that report to the EVPP on the Twin Cities campus, as well as all central student and academic support units. The EVPP has responsibility for issues concerning academic affairs, faculty development, student affairs, academic policies, institutional accountability, and undergraduate, graduate and professional education across the University of Minnesota system. For more information about the position, responsibilities, and qualification, please visit https://provost.umn.edu/search-evpp.
About the University of Minnesota: The University of Minnesota, founded in 1851, is the state’s land‐grant university and its flagship research institution with five campuses. It is founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding and dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world. The University’s mission, carried out on multiple campuses and throughout the state, is threefold – research and discovery; teaching and learning; and outreach and public service, and includes more than 60,000 students from 130 countries, 26,000 employees, and half a million alumni living around the world. The University has an annual operating budget of $3.8 billion, is the 8th most active public research university in the United States, ranks 35th among the world’s top universities, and includes 26 Nobel Prize laureates among its distinguished record of faculty. A diverse constellation of academic programs creates a rich environment for artistry and creativity, and fosters fundamental discoveries across a wide-range of disciplines, from biological, physical, health, and social sciences, to engineering and design. For more information about the University of Minnesota, please visit www.umn.edu.
Send applications (curriculum vitae and detailed cover letter; PDFs preferred), nominations, and requests for the full-length position description to the email address below. For priority consideration, please apply by July 12, 2019.
Ken Kring, Co-Managing Director and
Josh Ward, Ph.D., Senior Associate
Global Education Practice, Korn Ferry, Philadelphia, PA
The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, familial status, disability, public assistance status, membership or activity in a local commission created for the purpose of dealing with discrimination, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.