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Marygrove College in Detroit, Michigan invites nominations and expressions of interest for the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA).  Under the leadership of President David Fike, Marygrove College is being increasingly recognized for its commitment to the metropolitan Detroit community and for attracting students who are passionate about providing leadership that addresses contemporary social, cultural, political, educational, and economic issues in urban areas.  Founded, sponsored, and inspired by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM), this independent, Catholic, Liberal Arts College enrolls a highly-diverse undergraduate and graduate student body of 2,200 students.  

The VPAA serves as the Chief Academic Officer and is responsible for promoting excellence in all aspects of academic programs as well as for leading the Academic Affairs division to achieve two key strategic objectives: 1) growing overall enrollment; and 2) advancing the College’s urban leadership vision through the promotion of curricular, scholarly, and community engagement strategies. Demonstrated success in academic program development, knowledge of diverse modes of instruction, a commitment to shared governance, and strong communication skills are among the leadership attributes being sought.  

Additional information about the College, the leadership opportunities offered by this position and the nomination/application process may be found at http://agbsearch.com/current-searches/senior-executive.  Nominations and expressions of interest should be sent to:

Dr. Sally Welch,

Chair, Vice Presidential Search Committee

Co-Chair, Marygrove College’s Science and Math Department

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This search is being assisted by:

Loren Anderson, Ph.D.

Senior Consultant

AGB Search

Cell: (253) 223-3566

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Additional information about the College may be found at http://www.marygrove.edu.


Marygrove College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages

the candidacies of women and persons of color.

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