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Provost Search

November 17, 2014 

We are happy to announce that we have three finalist candidates for the position of Provost/Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs:

 Dr. Tony Hawkins, Dr. Bill Pink, and Dr. Laurie Chesley.

A bio for each candidate can be found on this page under the position and college information.

The finalist candidates will be on campus December 2, 4, & 5 for open forums, campus tours, and meet & greet meetings with various groups on campus.

Grand Rapids Community College invites applications and nominations for the position of Provost/Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs. The Provost reports directly to the President and serves as the Chief Academic Officer with major responsibilities for strategic planning and guiding all aspects of teaching and learning in support of student success. The Provost also is charged with establishing the academic vision for Grand Rapids Community College in pursuit of its Mission, Vision, Values, and Ends through the contributions of the deans, associate deans, faculty, staff, and their respective systems of support.

Grand Rapids Community College has a 100-year history of academic excellence and a sound reputation as a premier transfer institution. It is nationally recognized for its liberal arts and occupational programs. With approximately 250 full-time and 670 adjunct faculty, learning opportunities are provided for more than 30,000 credit and non-credit students enrolled in liberal arts and occupational courses. GRCC has a physical presence that includes an eight-block downtown campus, a two-block presence known as the DeVos Campus, two Michigan Technical Education Centers (M-TECs ®), a Lakeshore campus, and several regional sites. Grand Rapids is the second largest city in Michigan.