The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) seeks nominations, applications and expressions of interest in its search for an engaging, mission-driven academic leader to serve as the institution's next provost.
Reporting directly to the president, the provost is the chief academic officer of the university and oversees the integrity of all academic programs of the university. The next provost must be a leader with significant administrative experience in higher education and a demonstrated ability to advocate for a diverse set of academic disciplines. This individual must have a passion for UIW's mission to educate men and women who will become concerned and enlightened citizens within the global community and an understanding of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition and Catholic Social Teaching. The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution and an academic record suitable for appointment at the rank of full professor.
UIW is the largest Catholic university in Texas and serves approximately 10,000 students globally. The university is a Hispanic-Serving Institution with 54 percent of its students coming from Hispanic/Latino heritage. UIW offers more than 90 undergraduate majors, minors and concentrations and more than 20 graduate and doctoral programs. These include Ph.Ds. in education and vision science and doctoral degrees in pharmacy, optometry, nursing practice, physical therapy, osteopathic medicine, and business administration.
A detailed leadership profile is available at www.wittkieffer.com.
All applications, nominations and inquiries are invited. Applications should include, as separate documents, a CV or resume and a letter of interest addressing the themes in the profile.
WittKieffer is assisting the University of the Incarnate Word in this search. For fullest consideration, candidate materials should be received by November 22, 2022. Application materials should be submitted using WittKieffer’s candidate portal.
Nominations and inquiries can be directed in confidence to:
Ryan Crawford, Charlene Aguilar and Luis Bertot at UIWProvost@wittkieffer.com.
Discrimination and harassment are antithetical to the mission of the University of the Incarnate Word and will not be tolerated. The University of the Incarnate Word complies with all applicable federal and state nondiscrimination laws, and does not engage in prohibited discrimination on the basis of race, color, nationality or ethnic origin, gender, age or disability in either employment or the provision of services. As a Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, the University of the Incarnate Word is, however, exempt from the prohibition against religious discrimination of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In accordance with 41 CFR Section 60-1.5, it shall not be a violation of the equal opportunity clause required by Executive Order 11246 for the University of the Incarnate Word to establish a hiring preference for applicants of the Catholic faith. The University of the Incarnate Word School reserves the right to exercise this hiring preference as required to maintain its Catholic identity.