From time to time, the University of Cincinnati must establish a search committee to identify candidates and then hire an individual to fill a vacant provostal or decanal position.
As a comprehensive, very high research activity university, the University of Cincinnati offers an impressive array of undergraduate degree programs and graduate programs in 14 colleges. It has a diverse student body with a total student enrollment of over 42,400, including over 9,200 graduate and professional students. The University of Cincinnati is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, with an economic impact of more than $4 billion.
Founded in 1819 and established as a city university in 1870, the University of Cincinnati became one of Ohio's state universities in 1977. In recent years, the University of Cincinnati has experienced a significant upward trend in research and the arts that has placed it among the nation’s leading institutions. In 2010, the university was awarded more than $443 million in grants and contracts.
The University of Cincinnati is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Ohio law provides that public records, which would include certain search materials such as nominations and applications, be open to the public and the press.