Provost Search


Help us find the next Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Sam Houston State University invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. 

Reporting to the president, the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs will serve as the chief academic officer of SHSU and will be responsible for successful leadership and oversight of all SHSU’s academic programs to further the university’s mission. The successful candidate will possess an earned doctorate and be eligible for appointment with tenure at the rank of full professor and tenure in one of Sam Houston State University’s academic departments. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent communication skills; value shared governance; and be committed to working to advance university diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. 

For more information, view the position description and profile.

The best consideration deadline for applications is Wednesday, March 17. Nominations and expressions of interest can be sent in confidence to SHSUProvost@academicsearch.org.