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Academic Career & Executive Search Congratulates Kansas State University on Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of the Graduate School

(Feb. 25, 2021) Academic Career & Executive Search (ACES) proudly announces the completion of their search for Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of the Graduate School at Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS. Kansas State University welcomed Claudia Petrescu to the role in January 2021.

Kansas State University is a comprehensive, research, land-grant institution serving students and the people of Kansas, the nation, and the world. Since its founding in 1863, the university has evolved into a modern institution of higher education, committed to quality programs, and responsive to a rapidly changing world and the aspirations of an increasingly diverse society. Together with other major comprehensive universities, K-State shares responsibilities for developing human potential, expanding knowledge, enriching cultural expression, and extending its expertise to individuals, business, education, and government.

“Provost and Executive Vice President Charles Taber sought to find a dynamic, student-focused leader to serve as the inaugural Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of the Graduate School,” recounts Jennifer Muller, Managing Partner at ACES. “Dr. Petrescu has a record of success as an academic administrator in higher education with experience as both a chief strategic planning officer and a professor of public administration. Her proven ability to work effectively with university senior leadership, faculty, and students will enable her to craft a strategic vision for the graduate program. We wish Dr. Petrescu and Kansas State University every success on their path forward together.”

Specializing in higher education, Academic Career & Executive Search performs efficient and cost-effective premium level search services. ACES provides fully customizable search solutions designed to meet every institution’s needs and budget.

Learn more about Academic Career & Executive Search at https://acesrch.com/. Contact Jennifer Muller directly at 860-740-2600 or at [email protected]

Learn more about Dr. Petrescu and Kansas State University at https://www.k-state.edu/media/newsreleases/2020-09/vice-provost-grad-ed92120.html.

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