Chancellor

Location
Oshkosh, Winnebago County
Posted
Jun 09, 2014
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The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh invites applications and nominations for candidates to serve as the institution’s 11th Chancellor. With more than 140 years of history, UW Oshkosh is a comprehensive university and, with more than 1,700-employees and 13,900 students, it is the third largest institution of higher education in the highly respected University of Wisconsin System. UW Oshkosh seeks an inspirational leader to guide UW Oshkosh’s shared mission/vision and advance our institution as a national leader in the innovation of general education and sustainable learning, living, and operations. We desire a leader who is committed to our goal of remaining an active collaborator and catalyst in local, regional, and state educational and economic initiatives. The Chancellor serves as a highly respected and inclusive leader and partner in the Oshkosh community (67,000 residents) and the Northeast Wisconsin region known as the New North which includes Fond du Lac, Neenah, Menasha, and Appleton. Consistently recognized by Money magazine as one of the top 100 places to live, the New North is home to more than 1.2 million residents in 18 counties. It is a proud, hardworking, entrepreneurial, and economically vital area. Consequently, the Chancellor helps UW Oshkosh to forge and strengthen academic and economic partnerships with diverse local, national and global industries, nonprofits and other organizations that help the Badger State prosper. As executive head of UW Oshkosh, the Chancellor is vested with the responsibility of administering UW System Board of Regents policies under the coordinating direction of the President and is accountable and reports to the President and the Board on the operation and administration of the institution. Subject to Board policy, the Chancellor in consultation with the faculty is responsible for: designing curricula and setting degree requirements; determining academic standards and establishing grading systems; defining and administering institutional standards for faculty peer evaluation and screening candidates for appointment, promotion and tenure; recommending individual merit increases; administering associated auxiliary services; leading initiatives focused on private and public fund procurement; and, administering all funds, from whatever source, allocated, generated, or intended for use by the institution. For more information on this opportunity, including a full leadership profile, please visit www.wittkieffer.com. Applications, nominations, or confidential inquiries concerning this search may be sent by email to UW Oshkosh’s consultants John K. Thornburgh and Robert Smith Ph.D. at UWOshkoshChan@wittkieffer.com. The Search Committee will begin its review of candidates in late July, 2014 with the intent of the new Chancellor being appointed in mid-fall, 2014. The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer.