Vice Provost & Dean, Graduate Studies Recruitment

The office of the Campus Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor is currently recruiting for a Vice
Provost & Dean of Graduate Studies.  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 February 19th, 2021, or until the position is filled.

About the position

See the position description for more information.


View the committee list here

Recruitment Schedule

Kickoff Committee Meeting – Beginning of December 2020
Initial Application Review Date – February 19th, 2021
First Interviews – Mid March 2021
Final Interviews – Beginning of April 2021

Finalist Interviews

Vice Provost & Dean of Graduate Studies finalist candidates will be interviewing during the weeks of March 29th, April 5th, and April 12th.  The candidates will be meeting with a variety of campus constituents, to include senior leaders, staff, and graduate 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 30 - 45 minute talk and a live, moderated question and answer session via Zoom. Each talk will be recorded and available for viewing via this website after April 16th, 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 – Thursday, April 1st, 3:30 – 4:30pm
Scholarly Talk – Friday, April 2nd, 1:00 – 2:00pm

Candidate 2:
Town Hall Talk – Monday, April 5th, 4:00 – 5:00pm
Scholarly Talk – Tuesday, April 6th, 12:30 – 1:30pm

Candidate 3:
Town Hall Talk – Thursday, April 8th, 4:00 – 5:00pm
Scholarly Talk – Friday, April 9th, 4:00 – 5:00pm

Candidate 4:
Town Hall Talk – Monday, April 12th, 3:30 – 4:30pm
Scholarly Talk – Tuesday, April 13th, 3:30 – 4:30pm

Candidate 5:
Town Hall Talk – Thursday, April 15th, 3:00 – 4:00pm
Scholarly Talk – Friday, April 16th, 3:00 – 4:00pm


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


Krisha Creal via email: