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Provost Search

For fullest consideration, application materials (including a letter of application and a curriculum vitae/resume) should be received by January 22, 2021.

Application materials should be submitted using WittKieffer’s candidate portal. Nominations and inquiries can be directed to WittKieffer's consultants supporting this search:

Lucy A. Leske, Sarah T. Miller

Material that must be mailed may be sent to:

Western New England University
c/o WittKieffer
Attention: Lucy A. Leske, Sarah Miller
2015 Spring Road, Suite 510
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Provost Leadership Profile

  • Provost Leadership Profile

    Western New England University (WNE) is a visionary leader for quality and innovation in higher education. A private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919 with an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,800 students, including more than 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered by 237 full-time and 109 part-time faculty through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and School of Law. The low student-to-faculty ratio allows faculty to work closely with students in class, labs, and guided research. The university offers a myriad of experiential learning opportunities, including field experiences, student teaching, engineering design projects, and internships at a network of more than 1,000 companies and organizations across the country. WNE is a proven leader in preparing its graduates for careers. In a survey of the class of 2019, 92% were employed, offered employment, or admitted into graduate school within six months of graduation. In addition, the welcoming campus climate offers students many community activities, leadership opportunities, and athletics.

    Leadership Profile

Our University

  • Our Incredible First Century

    Celebrating the University’s Centennial Milestone and capturing the depth and breadth of the University’s rich history and highlighting our bright future ahead.

  • Our Incredible Future

    On August 15, 2020, Western New England University welcomed Dr. Robert E. Johnson as our 6th President.

    President Johnson's Page
  • Provost Search Student Video

    Students Caleb Moulema and Riccardo Clemente talk about the importance of a Provost at a University and why students should be interested in the search for a new Provost.

Inside the Provost Search

  • New: Campus Survey

    The Provost Search Committee wants to hear your thoughts about the future of academic affairs at Western New England as well as the experience and qualities we should seek in our next Provost. Your feedback will help us create a meaningful leadership profile for potential candidates and influence how we review potential candidates.

    Take The Survey

  • Updates

    The Provost Seach Committee will keep members of the campus community up to date throughout the search process.

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