University Honors College Dean Search

The University of Pittsburgh is conducting a search for a dean of the University Honors College. 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 and directions on how to apply. Applications will be accepted via Pitt’s Talent Center platform (position number 20006602).

Search Committee

The search committee can be reached at

Lucy S. Russell (Chair)
Vice Provost and Chief of Staff

Jeff Aziz
Senior Lecturer, Department of English

Douglas M. Browning
Chair, Academic Affairs & Libraries (BOT)

Jake Dechant
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Lauren DelSignore
Office Manager and Assistant to the Dean, University Honors College

Juan J. Manfredi
Professor, Department of Mathematics

George Stetten
Professor, Department of Bioengineering

Alan Sved
Professor, Department of Neuroscience

Natasha Tokowicz
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and Research Scientist, LRDC

Tyler Viljaste
Politics & Philosophy and Finance major

Lauren (Wallace) Wright
Director of Undergraduate Recruitment, Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

Office of the Provost staff members Laura Winters and Jordan Bowser will support the committee’s work.

Community Survey

The committee invites Pitt community members and friends to share thoughts and feedback regarding the next dean through a Community Survey.

Open Forum

The committee held an open forum meeting to allow members of the community to provide input into the search process on Tuesday, November 17 via Zoom.