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Application Process

The search for the next UW–Madison Chancellor is being assisted by AGB Search, a national firm with recruiting expertise in higher education leadership. There are three representatives assisting the Search and Screen Committee:

Roderick J. McDavis (
Sally K. Mason (
Garry W. Owens (

Prospective nominators or potential candidates are encouraged to contact McDavis, Mason, or Owens directly by email prior to submitting materials.

Application materials must be submitted electronically and should include:

  1. a letter of interest that addresses the candidate’s experiences and qualifications as identified in the Search Prospectus;
  2. a curriculum vitae (please also list your personal email address and cell phone number); and
  3. the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of five references for future contact — please also include your professional relationship with each reference listed. No references will be contacted without prior permission granted by the candidate and not until the final stages of the search.

All candidate names will remain confidential until campus finalists are announced.

Application and nomination materials should be submitted electronically by the target date of March 11, 2022, to: