Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Search

A nine-member search advisory committee chaired by Marisa Pagnattaro, Vice President for Instruction and Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor, been appointed to conduct a search for the next Vice Provost for Academic Affairs.

The position posting is available at Anyone who wishes to nominate candidates for consideration is invited to contact Christopher Steele, Senior Executive Recruiting Consultant in the UGA Search Group, at or 706-977-9214.

In addition to Vice President Pagnattaro, the search committee members are:

  • Nicholas Allen, Director of the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts and Professor in Humanities
  • Sonia Altizer, Interim Dean, Eugene P. Odum School of Ecology and UGA Athletic Association Professor of Ecology
  • Michelle Cook, Senior Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion and Strategic University Initiatives
  • Jeffrey Martin, Director of the UGA Performing Arts Center and Professor in Humanities
  • Thomas Mote, Associate Dean of the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Geography
  • Kathy Pharr, Vice President for Marketing & Communications and Chief of Staff in the Office of the President
  • Elizabeth Weeks, Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and the Charles H. Kirbo Chair in Law in the School of Law
  • Anisa Zvonkovic, Dean of the College of Family and Consumer Sciences and Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Family and Consumer Sciences