USCB Chancellor Search Committee Encourages Community Input

Press release from the issuing company

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

The University of South Carolina Beaufort is inviting the public to participate in the search for a new chancellor. The search was prompted by a recent announcement by USCB Chancellor Jane T. Upshaw, Ph.D., that she would retire on Aug. 15 of next year.
The search for only the second chancellor in the university’s storied history is being conducted by Parker Executive Search of Atlanta. Parker is a global search firm that is engaged in senior-level search assignments in the areas of academic health sciences and health care, corporate, higher education, and sports. It has conducted more than 500 successful searches for senior-level positions in the realm of higher education.  

To view the chancellor’s position description, please see:

The university search committee, which is working actively with Parker Executive Search, is seeking public input on expectations, opportunities and challenges the new chancellor will face. To respond to the request, follow this link:
The public also is invited to submit the names of potential candidates for the chancellor’s post. To suggest one or more individuals who may be appropriate for the position, send an email to: Ryan Crawford, Principal, Parker Executive Search, at [email protected].

USCB's future success is intertwined with the economic development of the Lowcountry.  USCB is committed to creating brighter futures for youth who become better skilled professionals and more thoughtful, reflective citizens committed to enhancing quality of life in the region.