Dean of Students Search

Following the announcement that the University of Pittsburgh will be broadening its strategy around Student Affairs, and that Kenyon Bonner will be taking on an expanded leadership role at the University, Pitt is conducting a search for a new Dean of Students. All interested parties are invited to review the information below.

Position Profile and Applications

Please see the Position Profile for an explanation of the opportunity.

The University of Pittsburgh is working with Keeling & Associates on this search and applications, including a resume and letter of interest, should be sent to, with the subject line “Pitt—Dean.”  Applications submitted by April 23, 2021, will be given full consideration.

Nominations, expressions of interest, and requests for confidential conversations about the position prior to application are welcome and should be directed to Jeff Ewing (, the Keeling & Associates senior consultant leading this search.

Search Committee

Marc Harding, chair
Vice Provost for Enrollment; chair

Karin Asher
Associate Director, Career Center

Jay Darr
Director, Counseling Center

Ed Giles
Assistant Director, Academic Advising Center, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences and College of General Studies

Amanda Godley
Vice Provost for Graduate Studies

Sarina Moore
Communications Specialist, Office of the Dean of Students

Morgan Ottley
Undergraduate student and President, Black Action Society

Clyde Pickett
Vice Chancellor and Chief Diversity Officer

Morgan Pierce
Ph.D. student and President Elect, Graduate and Professional Student Government

Harshitha Ramanan
Undergraduate student and President Elect, Student Government Board

Jenn Seng
Assistant Vice Chancellor and Deputy Chief Legal Office

Sybil Streeter
Director of Undergraduate Advising, Psychology and Co-Chair of the Senate Student Admissions, Aid & Affairs Committee

Belkys Torres
Executive Director of Global Engagement

Linda Williams-Moore
Associate Dean and Director of Student Life

Community Survey

Pitt community members are also welcome to share thoughts and feedback regarding the Dean of Students through a Community Survey.

Open Forum

To provide an opportunity for the Pitt community, students, and staff to share thoughts and feedback about the role and the type of person who would be successful, open forums where held in March 2021.