Westminster Begins Search for New Provost

Oct 31, 2014

Oct. 31, 2014 Chief Academic Officer will oversee the college's academic integrity SALT LAKE CITY - Westminster College has begun a search for a new Provost/Chief Academic Officer. The new Provost will join a strong leadership team and a dedicated group of faculty and staff at an important point in the history of Westminster.   Westminster recently launched an ambitious strategic plan around three key initiatives: assuring affordability and sustainability; building a community of learners; and innovating to support student success. The new Provost is expected to be a champion of these important initiatives. Westminster College is a national leader in applying competency-based principles within a liberal arts-based environment, and the Provost leads this initiative.   Westminster invites nominations and applications for the position of Provost/Chief Academic Officer. The Provost reports directly to the President and is responsible for overseeing the academic integrity of the entire institution. Directly reporting to the Provost are the Dean of Arts and Sciences, the Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences, the Dean of Education and the Dean of the Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business. The Provost also oversees the Library, Information Technology, Diversity and Global Learning, and the Centers for Civic Engagement, Entrepreneurship, and the Environment.   Interested candidates may view the executive profile and application materials at http://www.westminstercollege.edu/provost.

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About Westminster

Westminster is a private, independent, and comprehensive college in Salt Lake City, Utah. Students experience the liberal arts blended with professional programs in an atmosphere dedicated to civic engagement. With the goal of enabling its graduates to live vibrant, just, and successful lives, Westminster provides transformational learning experiences for both undergraduate and graduate students in a truly student-centered environment. Faculty focus on teaching, learning, and developing distinctive, innovative programs, while students thrive on Westminster’s urban Sugar House campus within minutes of the Rocky Mountains.

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