Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Search

Provost Finalists to Visit Campus Aug. 31-Sept. 19

Following a national search, the Provost Search Committee has identified four finalists who will visit UNC Charlotte Aug. 31-Sept. 19, 2022, to participate in on-campus visits.

  • Wednesday, Aug. 31 - Candidate 1
  • Wednesday, Sept. 7 - Candidate 2

  • Monday, Sept. 12 - Candidate 3

  • Monday, Sept. 19 - Candidate 4 (UPDATE: CANDIDATE HAS WITHDRAWN FROM SEARCH)

Each candidate will provide a presentation to the campus community, followed by a Q&A session. Register for each candidiate here:

Wednesday, Aug. 31 - Candidate 1

Wednesday, Sept. 7 - Candidate 2

Monday, Sept. 12 - Candidate 3

Monday, Sept. 19 - Candidate 4

All presentations will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Popp Martin Student Union Movie Theater. Faculty, staff and students may attend the presentations in-person or via Zoom. Please note that once capacity for the room is reached, attendees will automatically be sent a Zoom link to attend virtually.

Application Process

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications and nominations for the position of Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. 

For best consideration, please send all nominations, expressions of interest, and applications electronically and in confidence to:

Porsha Williams, Vice President
Jacob Anderson, Principal
Parker Executive Search |
Direct: 678.775.4563 | 678.775.456

Search Committee Meetings

  • Thursday, September 30, 2021 | 3:00 p.m. - Agenda
  • Wednesday, December 1, 2021 | 3:00 p.m. - Agenda
  • Monday, January 10, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. - Agenda
  • Wednesday, January 26, 2022 | 1:00 p.m. - Agenda
  • Monday, February 28, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. - Agenda
  • Tuesday, March 8, 2022 | 8:00 a.m. - Agenda
  • Thursday, May 12, 2022 | 1:00 p.m. - Agenda
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2022 | 8:30 a.m. - Agenda
  • Wednesday, August 3, 2022 | 12:00 p.m. - Agenda 
  • Monday, September 19, 2022 | 8:00 a.m. - Agenda

Search Committee

Led by Rob Keynton, Dean of The William States Lee College of Engineering, the search committee includes a diverse and accomplished group of faculty, staff and students who are passionate about UNC Charlotte’s mission and values. The full membership of the committee is as follows:

  • Rob Keynton, Dean of The William States Lee College of Engineering
  • Jen Ames Stuart, Associate Vice Chancellor for University Communications; Associate Dean for Graduate and Executive Programs and Clinical Professor of Marketing, Belk College of Business
  • Anne Brown, Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance
  • Michael Carlin, Vice Chancellor for OneIT and Chief Information Officer
  • Bojan Cukic, Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Student Success and Professor, College of Computing and Informatics 
  • John Daniels, Professor and Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
  • Jose Gamez, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs and Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, College of Arts + Architecture
  • Katherine Hall-Hertel, Associate Dean for Graduate Academics and Student Affairs, Graduate School
  • Susan Harden, Faculty Council President; Associate Professor of Education and Director for the Civic Minor in Urban Youth and Communities and the Charlotte Community Scholars undergraduate research program
  • Yvette Huet, Professor of Applied Physiology, Health, and Clinical Sciences and Director of the ADVANCE Faculty Affairs and Diversity Office
  • Claire Kirby, Associate Provost of Enrollment Management
  • Tatiyana Larson, Student Body President
  • Janaka Lewis, Associate Professor of English and Director of the Center for the Study of the New South
  • Taufiquar Khan, Professor of Mathematics and Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics 
  • Michelle Meggs, Executive Director of the Women + Girls Research Alliance
  • Natasha Randle, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Clinical Professor, Belk College of Business
  • Dawn Schmitz, Associate Dean for Special Collections & University Archives, J. Murrey Atkins Library
  • Dylan Turner, Designee of the Graduate & Professional Student Government 
  • Lisa Slattery Walker, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and Dean of University College

UNC Charlotte is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation.