Provost / Executive Vice President Search
Katia Passerini Appointed Provost and Executive Vice President
Katia Passerini, Ph.D., a nationally recognized knowledge management scholar with extensive higher education experience, has been appointed Provost of Seton Hall. Read the full news story »
Seton Hall University has launched a search for the Provost and Executive Vice President and invites nominations and applications from qualified individuals. Seton Hall is a Diocesan Catholic university with the power to change destinations and transform lives. It is committed to showing the world what great minds can do by advancing academic excellence, expanding liberal, professional and scientific knowledge, creating a diverse and inclusive community, and preparing servant leaders dedicated to improving the world.
The Provost/EVP will collaborate with faculty and staff to further develop a solid research agenda; build partnerships across disciplines; recruit, retain and develop a strong faculty; and strengthen resource acquisition in support of academic programs. It is anticipated that the Provost/EVP will begin duties during the summer of 2020.
Seton Hall University
One of the country’s leading Catholic universities, Seton Hall has been developing students in mind, heart and spirit since 1856. Offering more than 90 highly ranked undergraduate programs and more than 120 graduate programs through its 10 schools and colleges, Seton Hall’s academic excellence has been singled out for distinction by The Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report and Bloomberg Businessweek.
Home to more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students, Seton Hall embraces students of all religions and prepares them to be exemplary servant leaders and global citizens. In recent years, the University has achieved extraordinary success. Since 2009, it has seen record-breaking undergraduate enrollment growth and an impressive 110-point increase in the average SAT scores of incoming freshmen. In the past decade, Seton Hall students and alumni have received more than 25 Fulbright Scholarships as well as other prestigious academic honors, including Boren Awards, Pickering Fellowships, Udall Scholarships and a Rhodes Scholarship.
Seton Hall University is a major Catholic university. In a diverse and collaborative environment it focuses on academic and ethical development. Seton Hall students are prepared to be leaders in their professional and community lives in a global society and are challenged by outstanding faculty, an evolving technologically advanced setting and values-centered curricula.
As approved by the Seton Hall University Board of Regents, Thursday, June 6, 1996