Chancellor Search

NSCS Chancellor Search

Thank you for visiting the Nebraska State College System Chancellor Search information website. We plan to keep this site updated with new information as it becomes available. Please check back frequently. 

Academic Search, Inc. has been retained to assist NSCS with this search. Applications and nominations should be sent to: The position will remain open until filled but full consideration can only be guaranteed to those applications received by August 8, 2018.


NSCS Search Committee and Advisory Committee Members

The Board of Trustees created a Chancellor Search Committee composed of three board members: 

  • Gary Bieganski - Chair
  • Jess Zeiss - Vice Chair
  • John Chaney

The Advisory Committee includes a representative from each college and two vice chancellors from the System office:

  • Dr. Daniel Hanson, President, Peru State College
  • Dr. Jodi Kupper, Vice Chancellor for Academic Planning & Partnerships, Nebraska State College System
  • Carolyn Murphy, Vice Chancellor for Finance & Administration, Nebraska State College System
  • Dr. Marysz Rames, President, Wayne State College
  • Dr. Charles Snare, Vice President Academic Affairs, Chadron State College


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About NSCS

The Nebraska State College System serves nearly 9,000 students through three geographically diverse institutions. Combined, the three Colleges offer more than 200 degree, certificate and pre-professional programs that are accessible on the campuses, via the Internet and in several locations throughout the state. With more than 250 credentialed faculty members and 50,000 successful graduates, the Nebraska State College System provides significant human and intellectual capital that contributes to the current and future strength of the State of Nebraska.

About Academic Search

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Jay Lemons
President, Academic Search

Jessica Kozloff
Senior Consultant, Academic Search