Purdue University Northwest — Dean, College of Engineering and Sciences and College of Technology

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) invites nominations and applications for its next dean of the College of Engineering and Sciences (CES) and College of Technology (COT). 

The dean of CES/COT reports to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. The successful candidate will understand the opportunities and challenges facing public universities in the current higher education landscape and possess the skills, leadership, and vision to advance the Colleges in this complex environment. 

The College of Engineering and Science and the College of Technology are undergoing a structural transition. The dean will be engaged in strategic planning to establish a unified vision for the colleges as well as leading the successful transition from two independent colleges into a new entity. The dean will be actively engaged in program development, curricular enhancement, budget planning, resource development, and assessment of student learning. 

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university dedicated to empowering transformational change in students and in the community. Located in Northwest Indiana, near Chicago, they value academic excellence, support growth, and celebrate diversity. PNW serves approximately 8,900 students, with more than 70 areas of study at the baccalaureate, master’s and applied doctoral levels. 

A detailed leadership profile is available at WittKieffer.com.

Applications should include, as separate documents, a letter of interest addressing the themes in the leadership profile and a CV or resume and should be submitted to WittKieffer’s candidate portal by January 4, 2023. Nominations and inquiries can be directed to Ryan Crawford, Darrien Davenport and Jenna Brumleve at PNW-ESTDean@wittkieffer.com. 

Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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