Search Support

The university has retained the search firm Storbeck Pimentel & Associates to support this national search for this university executive position, which may include application by internal candidates. The first meeting of the committee and consultants will occur on July 8, 2019. 

On July 18 and 19, consultants and co-chairs will meet with small groups of students and employees to discuss with the search firm the challenges the university will face in the coming years, and the qualities a chief academic officer will need to successfully address these challenges.

Open Faculty Forums

Open faculty forums with the consultants and search committee chairs will be held in the Grupe Center on July 18 at 9:00 a.m. and at 3:00 p.m. on the 19th. Additional forums will be scheduled this fall to provide opportunities for discussion and participation in the selection process for this university leadership position in the Pacific Northwest.

If you can do neither, please consider submitting your views via the survey link below. Additional forums will be scheduled this fall to provide opportunities for discussion and participation.

Complete the Stakeholder Input Survey

The Office of the Provost

This office provides leadership of CWU’s academic and student life programs. Our primary goal is to support the success of faculty, staff, and students working and learning across the university. We remain focused on the university mission: To prepare students for enlightened, responsible, and productive lives; to produce research, scholarship, and creative expression in the public interest; and to serve as a resource to the region and the state through effective stewardship of university resources.

Please visit the many websites and resources associated with ASL. Direct reports to this office include the College of Arts and Humanities, the College of the Sciences, the College of Education and Professional Studies, the College of Business, Brooks Library, Student Success, the Office of International Studies and Programs, the Douglas Honors College, and the School of Graduate Studies and Research.

Exploring each of these areas will not only provide you with valuable information about the CWU experience, but you will also discover what makes CWU such a special place. As with other provost positions in Washington state, you will learn about exceptional faculty and staff, exciting academic programs, numerous learning opportunities both inside and outside of the classroom, and many ways to make your time at CWU most meaningful to you.

As we emphasize at Central: LEARN through our leading programs, DO by applying your learning, and LIVE—the world is waiting!