Balaban to Leave Vice Provost Position, Remain in School of Medicine

Issue Date: 
April 13, 2015

Carey Balaban will step down July 31 from his role as vice provost for faculty affairs. He will continue to serve as professor of otolaryngology in the School of Medicine. 

Carey BalabanSince being appointed vice provost in 2012, Balaban has served as a member of the Council of Deans and as a liaison between the Office of the Provost and the Faculty Assembly. He has worked closely in an advisory capacity with Pitt faculty and administrators to interpret and oversee established policies and procedures, and he has been instrumental in developing a dual-career hiring program for faculty. 

“It has been my pleasure to work with Carey, and I am pleased that he will continue his academic career at the University of Pittsburgh,” said Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Patricia Beeson. 

In addition to his otolaryngology professorship, Balaban serves as a director of the Center for National Preparedness, and he holds secondary faculty appointments in the departments of neurobiology (School of Medicine), communication science and disorders (School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences), and bioengineering (Swanson School of Engineering).