Provost Magid’s expanded leadership role aims to broaden GGU’s local impact and global reach.
SAN FRANCISCO—Golden Gate University (GGU) announces the appointment of Dr. Bruce Magid as the university’s next Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Currently the Dean of the Ageno School of Business, Magid will serve next as GGU’s provost while retaining his dean role. Bruce has had a storied career in higher education as a dean and executive vice president, as well as valuable experience in the private sector.
“I look forward to Bruce’s continued partnership and counsel,” said GGU President David J. Fike. “He is a highly respected member of GGU’s senior leadership. As provost, I am confident that Bruce will provide valuable contributions toward our mission of building a bridge to endless possibilities for our students, faculty, staff, and alumni.”
Before joining GGU in 2022, Provost Magid dedicated his career to developing new public and private partnerships, fundraising, and promoting institutional development within higher education. Magid previously served as dean of the business schools at Brandeis University and San Jose State University. In the private sector, Magid’s roles include serving as Executive Vice President of INTO University Partnerships and Senior Vice President of Bank of America.
“As the new provost, I am dedicated to advancing GGU’s mission to transform the lives of working adults,” said Provost Magid. “I look forward to broadening our relationships with the Greater Bay Area community as a trusted workforce development partner that prepares graduates to accelerate progress in their organizations and communities.”
As GGU’s chief academic officer, the provost’s broad portfolio includes assuring the quality and integrity of GGU’s academic programs, improving the quality of the student experience overall, ensuring that GGU retains students until they earn their desired degree or credential, and prioritizing school-specific enrollment growth initiatives in collaboration with academic deans.