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Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Executive Search


Please mark your calendars and join us for the following VCAA/Provost Search open forums. Candidate curriculum vitae and a link to join remotely by Zoom will be added to this webpage 48 hours before each candidate visit. Candidate CVs will be removed 48 hours following each visit. On December 15, all candidate materials will be made availabe for review.


The University of Missouri–St. Louis (UMSL) invites nominations and applications for the position of Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

Reporting to Chancellor Kristin Sobolik, the Provost and VCAA has broad authority and responsibility for oversight of all aspects of the academic endeavors of the university. The Provost and VCAA serves as the university’s chief academic officer as well as the chief executive officer of the university in the absence of the Chancellor. The Provost and VCAA directs all aspects of the university’s teaching and research missions, advises the Chancellor on plans, policies and operations relating to academic programs and units, and leads strategies focused on ensuring student success. The Provost and VCAA also assists the Chancellor in developing and implementing the strategic plan for the university.

The Provost and VCAA Search Committee is chaired by Chief of Staff Adella Jones and supported by the University of Missouri System Executive Recruitment team. Their efforts will help guide the process that leads to the selection of the next provost and academic leader of our university.

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