Scott Carnz ’97 (Seattle, MA) was named Provost by LIM College, which is exclusively focused on the business of fashion and lifestyle. Carnz, whose appointment was effective August 21, joins LIM from City University of Seattle where he served as Provost since 2019.
In his new role, Carnz will serve as the chief academic officer of LIM College and will be responsible for establishing and sustaining the highest standards of academic excellence in all teaching, curricular, and academic co-curricular activities. He will be the chief advisor on academic matters to LIM College President Elizabeth S. Marcuse and will lead development of a vision for LIM’s academic future that supports student success, enrollment growth, and student retention.
Carnz holds a doctorate in Education Leadership from Argosy University in Seattle, a master’s degree in Whole Systems Design from Antioch University in Seattle, and a bachelor’s degree in Visual Communications from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. He currently serves as a member of the nominations committee and a peer site evaluator for the Northwest Commission on College and Universities. He is a frequent speaker on educational topics and the author of multiple articles on higher education.