Dean of Arts Recruitment

The office of the Campus Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor is currently recruiting for a Dean of the Arts Division.  Candidates may apply by emailing their CV to:  A brief opening statement and a Statement on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion must accompany each CV.  If you have any questions or would like to nominate someone for the position, please contact Krisha Creal at CVs will be accepted through January 31st, 2021.

About the position

See the position description for more information.


View the committee list here

Finalist Interviews

Dean of Arts finalist candidates will be interviewing during the weeks of March 8th, March 15th, and March 29th.  The candidates will be meeting with a variety of campus constituents, to include staff, faculty and students.  In addition, each candidate will be giving a Scholarly Talk and a Town Hall Talk (dates listed below).  These talks will be open to everyone and will include a 45 minute talk and a 15 minute live, moderated question and answer session via Zoom. Each talk will be recorded and available for viewing through this website after March 30th, 2021.

Information on each candidate will be available through this website 7 days prior to their visit.  Names, resumes and recorded talks will be shared via this Google document, accessible only through your Google login.  To protect candidate privacy, this information is to be kept confidential and is not to be shared outside of the UCSC community.

Public Talks

Candidate 1:
Town Hall Talk – Monday, March 8th, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Scholarly Talk – Tuesday, March 9th, 3:00 – 4:00pm

Candidate 2:
Town Hall Talk – Thursday, March 11th, 3:00 – 4:00pm
Scholarly Talk – Friday, March 12th, 2:30 – 3:30pm

Candidate 3:
Town Hall Talk – Monday, March 15th, 3:30 – 4:30pm
Scholarly Talk – Tuesday, March 16th, 2:30 – 3:30pm

Candidate 4:
Town Hall Talk – Thursday, March 18th, 3:30 – 4:30pm
Scholarly Talk – Friday, March 19th, 3:30 – 4:30pm

Candidate 5:
Town Hall Talk – Monday, March 29th, TBD
Scholarly Talk – Tuesday, March 30th, TBD


Contact Lauren Morgan via email: or telephone: 916-541-2818


Krisha Creal via email: