The provost's office provides support and oversight to searches for deans and academic vice presidents.  Information on current searches, candidates, and campus and community participation in the search process can be found here.

 

Current Search News:

 

Vice Provost for Enrollment Management

Following the announcement that Wanda Dean will step down from her role in May of 2017, Virginia Tech has launched a search for a Vice Provost for Enrollment.  This search is being conducted with support from executive search firm Witt/Kieffer.  A search committee has been announced,  and we are now actively recruiting for this position.   A single-page advertisement and extensive position profile are both available. Nominations and inquiries are welcome and may be submitted to VPEM@wittkieffer.com.  Applications are strongly encouraged by March 10, 2017.

Dean of the College of Architecture and Urban Studies

Following the announcement that current Dean Jack Davis will step down from his role in the summer of 2017, Virginia Tech has launched an international search for the next Dean of the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.  This search is being conducted with support from executive search firm Witt/Kieffer.  A search committee has been announced,  and we are now actively recruiting for this position.   A single-page advertisement and extensive position profile are both available. Nominations and inquiries are welcome and may be submitted to VirginiaTechDean@wittkieffer.com.  Applications are strongly encouraged by January 27, 2017.

The overview of our process and timeline can be viewed here.  

Dean of the College of Engineering

Virginia Tech launched an international search for the next Dean of the College of Engineering earlier this year, and is excited to welcome three finalists to the Blacksburg campus in November.  A detailed position profile and advertisement for the position were developed and used for actively recruiting through the summer and early fall, and finalists were announced at the end of October and visited the Blacksburg campus through the end of November.  An appointment announcement is expected in early 2017.

 

 

Previous Search News:

Dean of the College of Science

Following a highly engaging national search, we are pleased to announce that Sally Morton has been appointed as Dean of the College of Science, effective July 1, 2016.

 

Vice President for Research and Innovation

Following a very competitive search, we are pleased to announce that Theresa Mayer has been appointed as Vice President for Research and Innovation, effective January 18, 2016.

 

Vice Provost for Inclusion and Diversity

Following a very fruitful search, we are pleased to announce that Menah Pratt-Clarke will join Virginia Tech as Vice Provost for Inclusion and Diversity and Vice President for Strategic Affairs on February 1, 2016.