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Vice Provost for DEIB Search

Current Status

On campus interviews are currently being finalized for the weeks of September 19, 26, and October 3. More information will be posted here when it is available.

On-campus Visits

Candidates will visit the University of Kansas campus for public presentations and to meet with a variety of campus groups and individuals representing the following: the search committee, DEIB campus leaders, Office of DEIB staff, Office of the Chancellor, Office of the Provost, Deans, University Governance, Vice Provosts, KU Athletics and Faculty-Staff Affinity Groups.

Four Candidates Will Visit Campus

Personal and professional information for the four candidates, including bio, resume/vita and schedule for campus presentations, will be posted here as the candidates are announced. Each candidate is announced approximately 1-2 business days prior to their scheduled public presentation.

  • Candidate 1: Tuesday, Sept. 20 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. | Kansas Union Big 12 Room
  • Candidate 2: Friday, Sept. 23 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. | Kansas Union Woodruff Auditorium
  • Candidate 3: Wednesday, Sept. 28 | 2-3 p.m. | The Forum at Marvin Hall
  • Candidate 4: Monday, Oct. 3 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. | Kansas Union Big 12 Room

Makini L. King

Makini L. King, Ph.D.

Vice Chancellor and Assistant Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Inclusion

University of Missouri - Kansas City

Presentation:
Tuesday, Sept. 20 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. | Kansas Union Big 12 Room

The feedback form has closed for this candidate. Contact leadersearches@ku.edu with questions.


Nicole Hodges Persley

Nicole Hodges Persley, Ph.D.

Interim Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity Inclusion and Belonging

Associate Professor of American Studies and African and African American Studies

University of Kansas

Presentation:
Friday, Sept. 23 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. | Kansas Union Woodruff Auditorium


Paul Frazier

Paul Frazier, Ed.D.

Vice Chancellor for Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Southern Illinois University

Presentation:
Wednesday, Sept. 28 | 2-3 p.m. | The Forum at Marvin Hall


Noelle Chaddock

Noelle Chaddock, Ph.D.

Community Education Group

Presentation:
Monday, Oct. 3 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. | Big 12 Room, Kansas Union

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