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Provost Search

Chicago State University seeks an outstanding leader to serve as its next Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs. The Provost and Senior Vice President serves as the #2 position in the Chicago State University Administration, serves on the President’s Executive Leadership Team and serves as the institution’s Chief Academic Officer. This position reports directly to the president and works in concert with the president, deans, vice presidents, and the campus community to strengthen the university’s reputation as an internationally recognized institution of higher education.


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Search Committee

We're delighted to announce the leaders and members selected by various departments at Chicago State University to form the committee. This committee will be responsible for recommending our next Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs to the President. We welcome input from the University community on this matter.

Search Committee Membership

  • Co-Chair: Dr. Moussa Ayyash
  • Co-Chair: Dr. Jeremy Hughes


  • Zafar Bokhari
  • Christine Brown
  • Rosalind Fielder-Giscombe
  • Athanase Gahungu
  • Bobbi Garner-Stewart
  • Fatimah Howell - undergraduate student
  • Kristy Mardis
  • Andrew Maselli
  • De'Andre Nunn
  • Mathew Pawlowski - graduate student
  • Oscar Rodriguez
  • Byung-In Seo Seo
  • Mark Smith
  • Kim Tran

President Scott's Charge to the Committee

“The committee itself is broadly representative, but individual members are not charged with representing a constituency. Each of you represents the institution as a whole, and your charge is to find a great new Provost for the University.”

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