National Search for Provost of Regis University

Regis University has completed a national search for its next Provost, the university’s chief academic officer.

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Position Summary

The Regis University Provost serves as the chief academic officer for the University, including its three colleges, and provides academic leadership, guidance, resources and bridges between the academic and student affairs units on campus to create an integrated student experience. As a strategic leader, the Provost guides in the academic direction of the University and fosters a cohesive leadership team across all academic units, admissions, enrollment management and administrative support units that reflect the University’s Jesuit Catholic mission as an integral part of its overall intellectual commitment to teaching excellence and research.

The Provost reports to the President, the University’s chief executive officer, and serves as acting president in the President's absence. The Provost is also a major spokesperson and advocate for the University’s commitments to academic excellence, for those key humanistic principles that comprise the Catholic and Jesuit identity of the institution, for its vibrant community engagements and to its public purposes.


Questions and inquiries may be directed to:
Dr. Kari Kloos
Search Committee Chair


Pay Rate:
$208,000 to $280,000 annually
commensurate with education and experience

Search Process and Timeline


Search Committee

Kari Kloos, Chair
Assistant Vice President for Mission and Professor of Religious Studies, Regis College

Maria Bohorquez
Academic Dean, Regis College

Michael Chiang
Associate Professor, Regis College

Erica Ferg
Assistant Professor, School for Professional Advancement

Nicki Gonzales
Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion

Kimberly Kemp
Interim Dean, Library

Senthil Kumar
Vice President, Strategic Enrollment Management

Christopher Malarkey
Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy

Linda Osterlund
Academic Dean, Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions

Shari Plantz-Masters
Academic Dean, Anderson College of Business and Computing

Kelly Purdy
Vice President, Advancement

Bob Spagnola
Professor, Anderson College

Barbara Wilcots
Vice President, Student Affairs

Catherine Witt
Dean, Loretto Heights School of Nursing

About Regis University

Established in 1877, Regis University is one of 27 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States. Located in beautiful Denver, Colorado, Regis is guided by its mission statement to educate people of all ages and faiths to take leadership roles and to make a positive impact in a changing society: 

As a Jesuit Catholic university, Regis seeks to build a more just and humane world through transformative education at the frontiers of faith, reason and culture.