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Vice Provost for Inclusion and Belonging

Boise State is excited to announce the official launch of the search for Vice Provost for Inclusion and Belonging. The newly created Vice Provost for Inclusion and Belonging serves as a senior official charged with leading and coordinating the efforts in Academic Affairs to support a richly diverse, inclusive and welcoming environment for all students, staff and faculty. The university has partnered with Academic Career & Executive Search Services to conduct the search process and aid the search committee in developing a diverse, qualified candidate pool.

College and Division stakeholders will receive periodic progress updates from the Chair of the search committee and will be invited to provide feedback during the search and interview process.

Position Overview

Reflecting a core tenet of the University’s educational mission, the newly created Vice Provost for Inclusion and Belonging serves as a senior official charged with leading and coordinating the efforts in Academic Affairs to support a richly diverse, inclusive, and welcoming environment for all students, staff, and faculty. This position provides visionary and collaborative leadership, working with the President, Provost, Deans, other academic leadership, and Human Resources to facilitate an integrated vision and shared responsibility for advancing institutional goals of fostering a healthy, supportive campus culture for all.

Through key collaborative partnerships, the Vice Provost’s areas of focus include high level coordination within Academic Affairs of initiatives related to strategic planning; training, education: research; policy development; compliance; climate issues; and communications meant to foster an equitable and inclusive environment for all.
The Vice Provost for Inclusion and Belonging must demonstrate a deep commitment to improving the wellbeing of all the diverse populations served in Academic Affairs at Boise State, as well as the capacity to engage members of our academic community in improving climate and outcomes for all students, faculty, and staff in Academic Affairs.

View the complete position announcement

Search Committee

  • Dr. James Satterfield, Dean, College of Education – Chair of the Committee
  • Dr. Saleh Ahmed, Assistant Professor, School of Public Service
  • Dr. Alicia Garza, President’s Fellow, Professor of Spanish, World Languages
  • Dr. Zeynep Hansen, Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness
  • Jeremy Harper, Interim Managing Director, BUILD Program
  • Jason Holman, President, Black Student Association, Student
  • Dr. Reshmi Mukherjee, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Cultural Studies, Managing Director, Equity Advocate Program
  • Dr. Joelle Powers, Senior Associate Dean, College of Health Sciences
  • Jared Talley, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Public Service