Lewis University

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The President and Lewis University community seek a Provost to assist in leading the institution to its next level of success through collaborative and innovative leadership, a strong commitment to academic excellence, and student-centered values.


Lewis University is a comprehensive, coeducational, Catholic institution where the traditions of liberal learning, values, and preparation for professional work come together to form the University’s educational identity and focus. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University is a community committed to its mission values of Knowledge, Fidelity, Wisdom, Justice and Association. The University prides itself on its diversity throughout the campus community.


With an outstanding liberal arts curriculum at its core and a strong professional focus, Lewis University serves approximately 4,500 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students. The University community, including its approximately 254 regular faculty members and 420 full-time administrative staff, fosters an intimate and student-centered community. Lewis prides itself on a student to teacher ratio of 13:1 and the fact that 90% of classes have fewer than 30 students. Lewis offers 88 undergraduate majors and programs of study, 43 graduate programs (including two doctoral programs) and accelerated programs for working adults. The University continually modifies its innovative degree programs to match the market’s high-demand jobs.


Applications are due by January 22nd, 2017. Prior to submitting application materials, candidates should carefully review the Executive Search Profile to understand the unique opportunities and qualifications for this position. To ensure full consideration, you will be required to submit: 1) a current resume or CV; 2) a cover letter addressing your interest in the position; and 3) contact information for three professional references. Please scroll up and click on the Apply Now button to securely submit your application, or at the email listed below. 


Lewis University is being assisted with this search by RH Perry & Associates. All communications may be directed in confidence to: Mr. Matthew Kilcoyne, Managing Partner at (202) 253-9846, Dr. Jean Scott, Senior Consultant at (757) 585-2644, or to


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