Search for the Dean, School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Cornell University invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean for the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions.

Reporting to the Provost, the Dean of the SCE is a key member of the academic leadership team, partnering with deans, vice provosts, and vice presidents to advance and support a forward-thinking vision. The successful candidate will have a record of demonstrated leadership experience in continuing education with an emphasis on developing new academic programs and appropriate organizational infrastructure. The new Dean will be a key thought leader in expanding Cornell’s continuing education programs and will provide strategic leadership in expanding access to a portfolio of high-quality academic programs that meet student, workforce, and societal needs, as well as deliver academic programs with alternative access and entry points.

The review process will begin upon receipt of materials.

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Contact Information

Comments, questions, nominations and applications should be directed to the Search Committee at All inquiries and materials will be held in confidence.

Search Committee

Name Title
Paul Krause Co-Chair -- Vice Provost for External Education
Katherine McComas Co-Chair -- Vice Provost for Engagement and Land Grant Affairs
Gustavo Flores-Macías Associate Vice Provost for International Affairs
Durba Ghosh Professor of History, College of Arts and Sciences
Josh Hartmann Chief Practice Officer, Cornell Tech
Steve Jackson Associate Professor of Information Science and Science and Technology Studies, Cornell Bowers CIS
David Lee Professor, Applied Economics and Policy, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
Mark Lewis Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Engineering, College of Engineering
Himani Mewar Associate Dean for Administration, School of Continuing Education
Lisa Nishii Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Linda Nozick Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering