Vice Provost-Enrollment Management


UC Davis point of contact:

Patty Covington Fleming
Senior Executive Recruitment Partner

Updated May 4: The Vice Provost of Enrollment Management (VPEM) reports directly to the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor and provides leadership, vision and strategic direction for a complex set of departments, including: Undergraduate Admissions, Financial Aid and Scholarships, the Office of the University Registrar and Enrollment Management Analytics. Responsible for program quality and integrity, resource acquisition and allocation, and assessment of programs and activities, the VPEM is a strategic and dynamic leader responsible for leading broad-based programs that recruit, admit and enroll an academically strong, diverse, and talented cohort of new freshmen and transfer students. Through collaboration with various campus and external organizations and stakeholders,  the VPEM is accountable for meeting annual campus outreach objectives and enrollment targets for new undergraduate students and for achieving campus goals that enhance the diversity of our student body and the prominence of UC Davis nationally and internationally.

The VPEM influences the size, shape and character of the undergraduate student body at UC Davis, and manages a division that serves a campus population of nearly 40,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The VPEM confers with and advises the Provost, leads the Enrollment Planning Task Force and serves on various campus, systemwide and national committees. A key priority is collaborating with the Office of Undergraduate Education, the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and other campus constituencies to achieve Federally recognized Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) status for the UC Davis campus. This position has a high degree of public and legal accountability, and coordinates and interacts with the University of California Office of the President, Community College Leadership, K-12 Leadership, Campus Deans and Associate Deans, Academic Senate representatives and Directors of Administrative and Academic units.  

The recruitment advisory committee is led by co-chairs Lauren Lindstrom, dean, School of Education; and Deborah Swenson, chair and professor, Department of Economics.

The committee also includes other academic administrators, faculty members, students, representation from Staff Assembly, and other campus leaders. See the complete roster in the Documents section below.

The national search firm Isaacson, Miller is assisting the recruitment advisory committee in identifying potential candidates for this critical position.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. The complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy is available online.