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UNO Chancellor Search

About the UNO Chancellor Search

On October 22, 2020, University of Nebraska system President Ted Carter announced the launch of a national search for the next chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, aiming to build on the growth and momentum of the state’s metropolitan university. Current UNO Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. will remain chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, a role he has held since 2014.

The NU system has partnered with the national firm AGB Search for the UNO chancellor search. President Carter has assembled a committee to guide the search, which includes students, faculty, staff, community members and other key UNO constituencies. Further details, including opportunities to provide public input on the search, will be announced on this website.

Learn more about the qualities we seek in UNO's next leader.

Search Advisory Committee

President Ted Carter appointed a 14-member committee of students, faculty, staff and community members to guide the national search for the next chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Meet the Committee

Application & Nomination Process

Drs. Sally Mason and Garry Owens—both representing AGB Search—will be assisting President Carter and the UNO Chancellor Search Advisory Committee. Should prospective nominators or potential candidates have questions, they are encouraged to contact either Dr. Mason ( or Dr. Owens (

Submit application material by January 29, 2021

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