Education-focused executive recruiter Academic Search has helped to place Michael S. Carr as the new provost and chief academic officer for North Park University, a Christian university in Chicago. Andrea Warren Hamos and Mahauganee D. Shaw led the assignment.
Dr. Carr will join the president’s cabinet, beginning July 1. He succeeds Craig Johnson, who held the role for 18 months. Dr. Johnson previously served as provost at North Park in 2014–15 and served as dean of the School of Music from 2011–2019.
Dr. Carr was selected after a national search conducted by a diverse committee of colleagues representing North Park faculty, staff, administrators