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UMKC Vice Chancellor for Research search





The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), invites nominations and applications for the Vice Chancellor for Research. Nominations and confidential questions about the search and role can be sent to

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Search Committee


  • Russ Melchert, Dean, School of Pharmacy [co-chair]
  • Sean Reeder, Vice Chancellor, Finance and Administration [co-chair]


  • Maria Meyers, Vice Chancellor of Economic Development
  • Tamara Falicov, Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Kun Cheng, Curators’ Distinguished Professor, Pharmacy
  • Travis Fields, Associate Professor, Science and Engineering
  • Peter Koulen, Professor, School of Medicine
  • Tina Niemi, Professor, Science and Engineering, RAC chair
  • Chris Winder, Director or Research Activities, ORS
  • Alexis Petri, Director, Office of Research Development
  • Matt Haas, Senior Director, ERCE
  • Tom Mardikes, Professor, Conservatory
  • Andre Logan, Chancellor’s Office [ex-officio]

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Reviewed 2024-01-18