Apr 3, 2024

Dear colleagues,

I am pleased to announce the formation of an advisory committee charged with assisting in the search for a new Vice Provost for Academic Personnel. The committee will evaluate nominees and make recommendations. The committee will be chaired by Roxane Cohen Silver, Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Institutional Research, and Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychological Science.

The other members are:

  • Geoffrey Abbott, Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics and Senior Associate Dean of Academic Personnel, School of Medicine
  • Andrea Eaton, Chief Campus Counsel
  • Jon Gould, Dean, School of Social Ecology
  • Faryar Jabbari, Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Samueli School of Engineering
  • Tiffany A. López, Dean, Claire Trevor School of the Arts
  • Oladele Ogunseitan, Distinguished Professor, Department of Population Health and Disease Prevention and UC Presidential Chair
  • Kirsten Quanbeck, Vice Chancellor, Equal Opportunity and Compliance
  • Irene Tucker, Professor, Department of English

An internal search will be conducted to identify the most qualified candidates for this position. All correspondence will be held in the strictest confidence and should be addressed to:

Vice Provost for Academic Personnel Search Committee
In care of JiWon Kim, project administrator for Academic Affairs

A position description is posted on the Provost's Office Website. Your nominations, including self-nominations, for this role are encouraged. The search committee will be following up with those who have already indicated interest or were nominated. Please send nominations to provost@uci.edu.

I welcome your participation in this important recruitment.


Hal Stern
Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor
Chancellor's Professor, Department of Statistics