UM-Flint Chancellor Search

The University of Michigan has launched a search for its next chancellor of the University of Michigan-Flint.

President Ono has appointed a 16-member search advisory committee, chaired by David Luke, chief diversity officer, office of diversity, equity & inclusion, UM-Flint.

Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled, but for fullest consideration, applicant materials are encouraged to be submitted by Monday, Jan. 15, 2024. Candidates should provide a resume or curriculum vitae and a letter of application that addresses the candidate’s experience and qualifications relative to the responsibilities and requirements described. Candidate confidentiality will be respected to the highest degree allowable under the laws of the State of Michigan. Confidential inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed to AGB Search at

David Luke, (chair), chief diversity officer, Office of diversity, equity & inclusion, UM-Flint

Gary Ashley, program manager, Thompson Center for Learning & Teaching, Office of K12 Partnerships, vice chair staff council

Lina Azeim, president of Student Government, UM-Flint

Jennifer Blackwood, professor of Physical Therapy and director of Academic Programs, Physical Therapy, College of Health Sciences, UM-Flint

Clement Chen, professor of Accounting, School of Management, UM-Flint

Marilyn Filter, professor of Nursing, chair of the Faculty Council UM-Flint, School of Nursing

Gerald Glasco, interim vice chancellor for business and finance, Office of the chancellor, UM-Flint

Amy Finley, dean of Students, UM-Dearborn

Carlos Francisco Jackson, professor and dean, Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, UM-Ann Arbor

Marouane Kessentini, professor, associate dean for Research and Graduate Studies and professor of Computer Science, College of Innovation & Technology, UM-Flint

Aviva Dorfman, professor of Education, College of Arts and Sciences, UM-Flint

MiCayla Sandlin, graduate student, Occupational Therapy, College of Health Sciences, UM-Flint

Dan Sherman, Project Manager, Facilities and Operations, UM-Flint

Derwin Munroe, collegiate lecturer and lecturer IV in Political Science, Department of Social Sciences and Humanities, College of Arts and Sciences, UM-Flint

Egypt Otis, alumna and community leader, owner of Comma Bookstore and Social Club

Lori Vedder, interim vice provost for Enrollment Management, Office of the Provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, UM-Flint

Staff to the Committee:

Lynnetta R. Smith, director of searches, awards and committees, Office of the President

Devon Redmond, project manager, Office of the President

Sydney Halsey, senior administrative assistant, Office of the President