New Grand View Provost Announced

March 4, 2016

Dr. Carl Moses will become Grand View’s next Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs effective July 1.

Dr. Moses brings a solid record of teaching and administrative success to the ambitious leadership agenda awaiting the next Provost. His experience as a dean and chief academic officer will enable him to lead the further development of our academic programs, guide our work on shared governance, foster leadership development among the faculty, and focus our efforts to advance student success. His  involvement in professional organizations deepens his insights into myriad issues facing higher education, which will enable him to help develop a powerful vision for academic affairs at Grand View.

Dr. Moses served three years as Provost at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, PA. Prior to that, he held the positions of Deputy Provost for Academic Affairs, Interim Dean, and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, College of Arts & Sciences, at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. Among his many accomplishments in academic leadership, Carl developed, implemented and revised curricula and academic policies, strengthened academic advising, developed and implemented programs to assess student learning and institutional effectiveness, evaluated personnel, revised faculty personnel policies, enabled students to develop cross-cultural competencies, and oversaw institutional accreditation processes.  He describes himself as “an advocate for liberal education, shared governance, diversity, civic responsibility and global citizenship.”

Among the relevant strategic initiatives for which Dr. Moses provided leadership are:

  • Establishment of a governance process for regular reviews of academic policies.
  • Recommendations, through a Diversity Leadership Council, to recruit, support and retain a diverse campus community – including students, faculty and staff.
  • Addressing a process for more equitable academic budgeting and resource allocation.
  • Process for involving faculty in strategic planning and visioning.
  • Process for creating a more cross-functional view of enrollment.
  • Implementation of a new central curriculum and a cross-cultural requirement.
  • Reorganization of Academic Affairs structure.
  • Oversight of accreditation processes.

Dr. Moses is active in a variety of academic associations, serving on the Board of Directors of the Association of American Colleges and Universities and on the Board of Directors of the American Conference of Academic Deans, where he has chaired several committees.  He earned his PhD in environmental sciences at the University of Virginia in 1988, his MS in environmental sciences, also from the University of Virginia, in 1982, and his AB in chemistry from Princeton University in 1978.  His classroom experience spans more than two decades.

We welcome him to Grand View.