Ann E. Cudd Selected to Be the Next Provost at the University of Pittsburgh

Ann E. Cudd was named provost and senior vice chancellor at the University of Pittsburgh. Since 2015, Dr. Cudd has served as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Boston University in Massachusetts. Earlier, she was vice provost and dean of undergraduate studies at the University of Kansas. Dr. Cudd came to the University of Kansas in 1988 and was named a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy in 2012. She directed the university’s Women, Gender, and Sexuality studies program from 2001 to 2008. Dr. Cudd is the author of Capitalism, For and Against: A Feminist Debate (Cambridge University Press, 2011).

Professor Cudd is a graduate of Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. She holds a master’s degree in economics and a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh.

“I am thrilled to return to the University of Pittsburgh as provost,” said Dr. Cudd. “Pitt holds a special place in my heart. It’s a great university that is energizing economic development and social mobility in Western Pennsylvania. I am excited to find ways that we can do even more to promote our world-class liberal education and innovative research to the broader national and global community. I look forward to working with deans, faculty, staff and students to increase the diversity and inclusiveness of the University community and to fully engage my fellow alumni for a lifelong connection to the University we love.”


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