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UChicago Presents Executive Director Search Update

As of Tuesday, February 14, 2023

The University of Chicago has established a search committee and engaged ByalaSearch to assist in the search for the next Executive Director of UChicago Presents.

The members of the search committee are:  

  • David Levin, Senior Advisor to the Provost for Arts and the Alice H. and Stanley G. Harris Jr. Distinguished Service Professor of Germanic Studies, Cinema & Media Studies, Theater & Performance Studies, and the College – Co-Chair 
  • Lawrence Zbikowski, Chair, Department of Music, Addie Clark Harding Professor in the Department of Music and the College – Co-Chair
  • Leslie Buxbaum Danzig, Director of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor of the Practice in the Arts, Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS)
  • Travis Jackson, Director of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor in the Department of Music and the Humanities
  • Bill Michel, Associate Provost and Executive Director of UChicago Arts and the Logan Center for the Arts
  • Geertrui Spaepen, Chief of Staff, Office of the Provost
  • Angel Ysaguirre, Executive Director, Court Theatre

The committee is working closely with Jessica Musselwhite, Administrative Manager of UChicago Arts, who is staffing the search.

More information as well as nomination and application instructions are available in the position profile found on the ByalaSearch site here or University Job site here.

Questions, comments, or feedback are welcome. Please direct inquiries and insights to inform the search to Jessica Musselwhite at musselwhite@uchicago.edu.