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Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

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Application deadline: April 8, 2020

Senior Consultant: John Garland

Senior Consultant: Eric Richtmyer

Associate Consultant: Disa Mason

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) invites applications and nominations for the position of Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (Provost).

As  a top-ranking regional university in the South and historically black university, NCCU is located in Durham, North Carolina, and adjacent to Research Triangle Park. It is one of 17 constituent institutions in the University of North Carolina System, and has an enrollment of 8,011 students.

The next Provost will have the opportunity to shape the bright future of the academic enterprise at North Carolina Central University. As the University’s Chief Academic Officer, the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs reports to the Chancellor and oversees NCCU’s academic programs, research, personnel, resources and support services.

NCCU seeks a Provost with an outstanding record as a teacher, scholar, and academic leader with strong administrative experience to advance the University’s vision to become a research-intensive institution. More information about the Provost role, position requirements, and North Carolina Central University can be found in the position profile in the Open Searches section of the Academic Search website:

The search is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. Nominations, applications, and inquiries can be sent to: For a confidential discussion of this position prior to applying or nominating, please contact Senior Consultants John W. Garland, Esq. at or Dr. Eric Richtmyer at Phone inquiries can be made at 202-394-3346. The position will remain open until filled, but only applications received by April 8, 2020 can be assured full consideration.

North Carolina Central University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law. Moreover, North Carolina Central University is open to people of all races.