Placed Leaders

Eric Oches

Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Suffolk University

Storbeck Search | Diversified Search Group partnered with Suffolk University to conduct a nationwide search that resulted in the appointment of Eric (Rick) Oches as Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.

“Rick is an engaged, compassionate, and entrepreneurial higher education leader and an accomplished teacher and scholar,” said Suffolk University President Marisa Kelly. “He is a relationship-builder who has collaborated across disciplines and departments to drive and support the development of transdisciplinary programs and curricular innovations that go beyond the teaching of technical skills to include cultural, historical, ethical, and critical analysis competencies that better prepare graduates to address so-called ‘wicked problems’ and complex societal challenges.” 

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