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CT State Searches for Permanent Provost

For Immediate Release: 20 December 2022

Connecticut State Community College (CT State) has begun its search for a permanent Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs. The search firm ACCT has been hired to assist in reaching candidates nationwide as well as locally.

The Provost is the chief academic officer for the college and reports directly to the President of CT State. The Provost serves as a senior executive member of the President’s Leadership Council as well as provides leadership to all academic areas so they reflect the mission of the institution. The Provost is an advocate for all academic programs, providing leadership to faculty and academic staff to ensure consistent quality standards in curriculum and programs that meet the needs of students.

The Provost manages a complex organization; the largest higher education institution in New England, serving over 50,000 students. They manage the academic affairs division that oversees all programs and curriculum, academic operations, teaching and learning, institutional research and planning, dual enrollment, institutional regional accreditation. As the chief academic officer for the campus, this position has direct responsibility for the development, coordination, staffing, evaluation, continuous quality improvement, and workforce alignment of academic programs, as well as research, academic/campus planning, and budgeting within the context of the CT State’s mission and purposes. The position is responsible for the overall student academic experience at the College.

To see the full listing, visit: ACCT Searches.