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Vice Provost for Continuing, Professional, and Executive Education search

The Office of the Provost has launched a national search for the inaugural Vice Provost for Continuing, Professional, and Executive Education. 

Please see application details below, as well as this Leadership Profile, to learn more about this position and how to submit a nomination or application. 

Application Details

The position is now open for applications, through March 30, 2023. Click here to access the posting. 

Candidates should submit a CV, a list of three references, and a cover letter summarizing qualifications and motivation for the position including the commitment to the research, teaching, service, and diversity, equity and inclusion mission of SBU. References will not be contacted without notice to the candidate. 

Names of candidates in the final round of interviews will be made available to the Stony Brook community and all finalists will deliver a public presentation outlining their vision for continuing, professional, and executive education at SBU, including their previous experiences/accomplishments in this domain as well as their concrete plans for advancing this vision. 

Applications can only be accepted by applying online. Please do not submit any application materials directly to the members of the committee of other contacts.

For questions about the position or to nominate candidates, please email at

Search Committee


    • Patricia Bruckenthal: Professor and Dean, School of Nursing
    • Elizabeth Newman: Associate Professor, Department of History; Vice Provost for Curriculum and Undergraduate Education


    • Eva Carceles-Poveda: Professor, Department of Economics
    • Lori Carron: Director of Financial Management and Administrative Services, Division of Enrollment Management
    • Kimberly Dixon: Director of Employer Engagement and Diversity Recruitment, Career Center
    • Axel Drees: Professor, Physics; Co-chair, Senate Committee on Academic Planning and Resource Allocation (CAPRA)
    • Stacey Finkelstein: Professor and Area Head (Marketing), College of Business
    • Sarah Jourdain: Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Language and Cultural Studies; Director, Foreign Language Teacher Preparation
    • Robert Kukta, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Senior Associate Dean for Education and Innovation, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
    • Nicole Leavey: Assistant Professor of Practice, School of Communications and Journalism; Associate Director of Strategic Partnerships, Alda Center for Communicating Science
    • Patricia Malone: Associate Vice President for Professional Education, School of Professional Development
    • Craig Markson: Educational Leadership Program Director, School of Professional Development
    • Karen Oaks: Director of Marketing and Professional Program Development, School of Professional Development
    • David Rubenstein: Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering; Associate Dean, Graduate School
    • Keith Sheppard: Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Cell Behavior; Director, Institute for STEM Education
    • Hants Williams: Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Health Professions