Teachers College, Columbia University — Provost, Dean of the College, and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Teachers College, Columbia University (TC) invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for its next Provost, Dean of the College, and Vice President of Academic Affairs (Provost). The Provost will be a key member of President Thomas Bailey's executive leadership team, with substantial budgetary and personnel responsibility, along with academic leadership of the faculty. The College seeks a visionary academic who will lead the faculty and embrace the mission to create a smarter, healthier, and more equitable world. The new Provost is desired to assume office by June 1, 2023.

Teachers College has the joy of being located in Morningside Heights, NYC, one of the most vibrant higher education and cultural areas of one of the world's most vibrant cities. The College is home to a deeply engaged and intellectually stimulating group of masters and doctoral students in diverse fields that span education, health, and psychology. Nearly half of its almost 6,000 students identify as students of color, and over one fifth of students come from countries other than the United States. Serious and impassioned, the students are committed learners and future-oriented, looking to build careers in close alignment with the vision of the College. They are supported by more than 1,000 staff, 152 full-time faculty, 65 full-time lecturers, and 342 part-time faculty.

Teachers College is an independently run affiliate of Columbia University, allowing the College to maintain its own governance and financial planning while also benefiting from the vast academic and intellectual resources of one of the world's foremost research universities. For more than a century, it has prepared psychologists, nutritionists, health educators, speech pathologists, and other professionals, as well as teachers and school leaders. More than one third of TC's tenure track faculty are psychologists and health educators, and it continues to take a multidisciplinary approach, combining strengths across fields to tackle the world's most challenging problems. Teachers College offers 70+ programs in its four core areas of expertise— education, health, psychology, and leadership— and conducts research on diverse topics.

Teachers College, Columbia University is being assisted in this search by Academic Search. For more information about the institution, position, leadership agenda, and application process, please download the full position profile from the Academic Search website: https://academicsearch.org/open-searches-public/
Confidential discussions may be arranged by contacting one of the senior consultants leading the search: Linda McMillin (linda.mcmillin@academicsearch.org) or Bill Howard (bill.howard@academicsearch.org).

Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be sent to TCProvost@academicsearch.org. When submitting a nomination, please include the nominee's full name, title, institution, and email address. For full consideration by the search committee, applications should be submitted by Wednesday, November 30, 2022.

Teachers College, Columbia University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for persons regardless of age, color, disability,domestic violence status,ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by law. Further, TC complies with all applicable nondiscrimination laws in the administration of its policies, programs, and activities.


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