University of Houston-Victoria

Provost Search

The University of Houston-Victoria has commenced a search for the next Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Of course, this position is critical to the university academic mission and the institutional future overall. Working closely with the Provost Screening Committee, Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. is working to attract an outstanding candidate pool that will ultimately result in bringing the best candidate to join the UHV community. We hope and expect the new provost to begin work at UHV in July 2019. On this page, you can find information regarding the search and selection process, the position itself and the committee. Please do not hesitate to contact Jesse Pisors, committee chair, or any of the other members if you have any questions or nominations.

Located in the Coastal Bend region of Texas, UHV serves the educational needs, promotes the economic well-being and advances the quality of life of the community and region through teaching, research and service excellence. The university‚Äôs main campus is located in Victoria, with significant operations (focused on upper division and graduate programs) in the Western Houston suburb of Katy. Get more information about this opportunity.

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Search Process:

Announcement and Formation

  • Search announced
  • Search committee named and charged
  • Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. selected to support the search committee


  • Search start-up meeting with search committee and Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. to discuss search process and profile
  • Feedback incorporated into position description


  • Position advertisement and job description drafted and distributed
  • Requests for nominations and recommendations
  • Nominees and prospects are contracted, applications received and reviewed
  • Prospect review meeting where search committee discusses all candidates and selects leading candidates


  • Round one interviews with search committee's leading candidates
  • Reference and background checks
  • Search committee recommends and selects candidates for additional interviews

Selectionwe are here provost search

  • Campus interviews
  • Selection and signing of contract
  • Transition considerations


  • Announce search completion and introduce hired candidate