University Honors College Dean Search

The University Honors College (UHC) was founded in 1987 to meet the academic and extracurricular needs of the University of Pittsburgh's most able, ambitious, and inquisitive undergraduate students by providing intellectual challenges, inspiring individual effort, encouraging independent thinking and self-discovery, and fostering a nurturing community. Pitt is currently engaged in a search for a Dean of the College to succeed current UHC Dean Edward M. Stricker. All interested parties are encouraged to review the information below.

Position Profile

Please review the position profile (PDF) for the University Honors College Dean.

Interview Information

Four individuals participated in interviews with UHC constituents in April 2017.

Search Committee

Ariel Armony (Committee Chair) - Senior Director of International Programs; Director, University Center for International Studies
Joshua Ellenbogen - Associate Professor, Department of History of Art and Architecture
Janelle Greenberg - Professor of History, Department of History
Marc Harding - Chief Enrollment Officer
Joseph Kannarkat - Undergraduate Student, Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Kristin Kanthak - Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
Adam Leibovich - Professor and Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Jason Sepac - Academic Advisor, University Honors College
Sanjeev Shroff - Professor and Chair, Department of Bioengineering
Cindy Skrzycki - Senior Lecturer, Department of English
Alan Sved - Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience

Community Survey

The committee invites Pitt community members and friends to share thoughts and feedback regarding the Dean search through a Community Survey.

Additional information about this search will be provided as it is available. If you would like to reach the search committee you can do so at