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Provost and Executive Vice President Search

Cradled in the Palouse hills of Northern Idaho, Moscow is surrounded by pristine scenery — rolling farmland to the west and the spectacular Idaho wilderness to the east. This friendly and vibrant community is alive with spirit, festivals, museums, fairs, education and recreational opportunities.

Provost and Executive Vice President

The University of Idaho is conducting a national search for the next Provost and Executive Vice President. The Search Committee invites letters of nomination, applications (letters of interest, full resume/CV and contact information of at least five references) or expressions of interest to the search firm assisting the university. Confidential review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. Review the position description for more detailed information.

Applicants should submit their materials by October 15 for first consideration by the search advisory committee.

Please direct any confidential inquiries, nominations or questions to the search firm assisting the university:

Krisha Creal
Chief of Staff
R. William Funk and Associates

Search Advisory Committee

Lauren Carlsen, ASUI President 2020-21; ASUI
Dave Whitehead, Chief Executive Officer; Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL)
Ginger Carney, Dean (Genetics faculty), College of Science
Sydney Freeman, Associate Professor (Adult, Organizational Learning and Leadership faculty); College of Education, Health & Human Sciences
Barbara Kirchmeier, Faculty Senate Chair, 2020-21 (English faculty); College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Charles Goebel, Professor (Forestry & Natural Resources faculty); Department Head and Professor of Forest, Rangeland, & Fire Sciences
Jane Lucas, Postdoctoral Associate; Department of Soil and Water Systems
Ben Hunter, Dean (Library Science faculty); Libraries
Mary Kay McFadden, Vice President Advancement; University Advancement
Brian K. Johnson, Professor & SEL Endowed Chair in Power Engineering (Engineering faculty); Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Barbara Petty, Associate Dean & Director of UI Extension (Family Development Extension faculty); University of Idaho Extension
Chad Neilson, Staff Council Chair, 2020-21; Staff Council
Kim Salisbury, Executive Dir of Academic Budget & Planning; Division of Finance and Office of the Provost & Executive Vice President
Brian SmentkowskiDirector (Political Science faculty); Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Chandra Zenner Ford, Senior Associate to the President and Center Executive Officer; SW Region
Toni Broyles, Special Asst. to the President, Strategic Initiatives; Office of the President
Brad Ritts, Interim VP Research & Economic Development/Search Chair; Research and Economic Development
Brenda Helbling, Chief of Staff/Search Coordinator; Office of the President

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Room 105
Moscow, ID


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MS 3151
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