David C. Manderscheid, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

David Manderscheid serves as provost and senior vice chancellor for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Prior to joining UT in 2018, Dr. Manderscheid was the executive dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and vice provost for arts and sciences at the Ohio State University.  Before that, he was dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln from 2007 to 2013.  He also served as a faculty member at the University of Iowa where he rose through the ranks to chair the Department of Mathematics.

Dr. Manderscheid received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Michigan State University, and a PhD from Yale University.  He has held appointments at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in Berkley, and the University of Paris.  Manderscheid is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and an inaugural fellow of the American Mathematical Society. He has received support from the National Science Foundation, the National Security Agency, and the US Department of Education, in addition to numerous teaching awards. He also has served as President of the of Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences.