Following the announcement that Kathleen Blee will step down from the role, the University of Pittsburgh is conducting a search for a Dean of the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences and the College of General Studies. All interested parties are invited to review the information below.
Position Specification and Application Procedure
Please see the Position Specification for an explanation of the opportunity.
The University of Pittsburgh is working with Russell Reynolds Associates on this search and invites inquiries, nominations, and applications. Interested candidates should confidentially submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest addressing the areas for impact and qualifications described in the Position Specification (Adobe PDF files preferred) to Pitt.DSAS@russellreynolds.com.
For fullest consideration, materials should be received as soon as possible and preferably by January 16, 2023.
Joseph J. McCarthy (Chair)
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies
Vice President of Governance, Student Government Board
Assistant Professor of History
Teaching Professor of English
Executive Director, Undergraduate Studies and the College of General Studies
President, College of General Studies, Student Government Board
Partner, Morgan Lewis; Trustee, University of Pittsburgh; Board of Visitors member, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor of Linguistics and Hispanic Linguistics
Associate Professor of Africana Studies; Director, Center for Ethnic Studies Research
Kevin Michael Smith
Teaching Professor; Director of Undergraduate Studies – Broadcast
Distinguished University Professor of Chemistry
Professor of Political Science; Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
At the beginning of the search, the search committee held open forum meetings to allow members of the community an opportunity to share input regarding the next Dean and also received feedback via a community survey. The committee appreciates the community’s input.