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National Search for Provost of Regis University

Update: After a national search, Regis University has named Karen Riley, Ph.D., as its new provost, effective May 1, 2021. Learn more.



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:
Paula Colorosa
Assistant to the Senior Vice President and CFO

Search Process and Timeline

The application period is now closed. The Provost Search Committee began evaluating materials on November 2, 2020. 


Search Committee

Salvador Aceves, Chair
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Tristen Amador
Associate Dean and Professor, Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions  

Thomas Bowie
Academic Dean, Regis College

Kevin Burke, S.J.
Vice President, Mission

Jay Campisi
Professor, Regis College

Gabriela Carrión
Associate Professor, Regis College

Kim Frisch
Dean, Admissions

Nicki Gonzales
Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion

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

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

Mark Reinking
Dean, School of Physical Therapy, Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions

Abigail Schneider
Assistant Professor, Anderson College of Business and Computing

Eugene Wilkerson
Assistant Dean, Mission and Student Success, Anderson College of Business and Computing

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.