Hanover, Indiana
Sep 04, 2019
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Academic Affairs
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Four-Year Institution




Hanover, Indiana

President Lake Lambert and the Search Committee invite applications and nominations for the post of Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (“Provost/VPAA”). Reporting to the President, the Provost/VPAA has responsibility for all academic programs and support areas and staffs the Academic and Institutional Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees. The appointment will be made by late February and the new Provost/VPAA will be invited to begin work on or about July 1, 2020.

Hanover College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Its teacher-certification programs for elementary and secondary education are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation and the Indiana Department of Education.

Founded in 1827, Hanover is Indiana’s oldest private college. Its alumni include two U.S. Vice Presidents, as well as other renowned government officials, scientists, business leaders, artists, and philanthropists. Following in the footsteps of their predecessors, newly minted Hanover alumni are well-grounded in the liberal arts and distinguish themselves after commencement. Indeed, 95.5% of the class of 2018 is fully employed or pursuing graduate or professional school. 

The successful Hanover College Provost/VPAA will also embrace and celebrate the liberal arts; be a natural and skilled communicator; exhibit inspiring, collaborative, transparent and visionary leadership; hold himself/herself and others accountable and show appreciation for colleagues’ contributions; have familiarity with current higher education issues and trends; be a solutions-oriented system builder and a successful change agent; be innovative with an unwillingness to accept the status quo; have sophistication and experience with diverse uses of innovative instructional technology; effectively use data analytics in decision making; possess a genuine sense of self-effacement while building trust and generating consensus as well as maintain a commitment to enriching the campus community with global perspectives and commitment to diversity in all its forms.


The Provost/VPAA Search Committee will begin reviewing candidate materials in the first week of November and will continue through late November. Materials should be submitted by Friday, November 15 to receive the most favorable consideration. The Search Profile may be found at or

Hanover College is committed to recruiting a diverse, high-quality workforce dedicated to meeting the higher education needs of our community. Women and persons from unrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

All application materials will be received in full confidence and should be submitted electronically to: [email protected]

Please address the letter of candidacy to Dr. Valerie Young, Chair, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Search Committee.

Applications must include:

  • A letter of candidacy responding to the College’s list of desired attributes identifying the candidate’s experiences in the context of the opportunities for the new Provost/VPAA; a complete CV or resume; and the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of five references, none of whom will be contacted without permission of the candidate.

Inquiries and nominations should be directed to:

Frederick V. Moore, J.D./M.B.A.

Executive Search Consultant

AGB Search 

[email protected]

(712) 299-2544

Melinda L. M. Leonardo, Ph.D

Executive Search Consultant          

AGB Search      

[email protected]          

(919) 280-4901     


Hanover College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing an inclusive, welcoming and diverse college environment. We seek candidates of all backgrounds regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, marital status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.  No person, on the basis of protected status, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to unlawful discrimination, harassment, or retaliation under any College program or activity, including with respect to employment terms and conditions. We embrace diversity and encourage all who are interested to apply.



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