Frostburg State University — Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Frostburg State University (MD), a 5,700-student public, four-year university of the University System of Maryland, invites inquiries, nominations and applications for the position of Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Reporting to President Ronald Nowaczyk, who assumed office in May 2016, and serving as a member of his Executive Cabinet, the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is the chief academic officer of the University, responsible for providing leadership for the core academic mission of the university. The Provost oversees the Colleges of Business, Education, and Liberal Arts and Sciences as well as the offices supporting faculty affairs and the student academic experience from recruitment and admission through graduation. The new Provost is expected to assume office on or before June 1, 2017.

Located in Frostburg, MD less than 3 hours from Washington, DC, Baltimore and Pittsburgh, Frostburg State University is a comprehensive, regional, largely residential university set on 260 acres in the scenic highlands of Western Maryland. The University is the only four-year public institution in Maryland west of the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area, and serves as the premier educational and cultural center for Western Maryland and surrounding counties in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Frostburg State University is a student-centered teaching and learning institution featuring experiential opportunities. The University offers students a distinctive and distinguished baccalaureate education along with a select set of applied master’s and doctoral programs. Frostburg serves regional and statewide economic and workforce development; promotes cultural enrichment, civic responsibility, and sustainability; and prepares future leaders to meet the challenges of a complex and changing global society.

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Process of Application and Nomination
The search for Frostburg State University’s next Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted in confidence to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but only those received by October 20, 2016, can be assured full consideration. Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting Andrea Warren Hamos at

Frostburg State University welcomes and encourages women, veterans, and minorities to apply and seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce. FSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disability will be provided upon request. Please notify us in advance.