Presidential Search

Presidential Search Timeline


1. Announcement/Formation

  • Search announced
  • Search committee named and charged
  • Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. (G/A&A) selected to support the search committee     

2. Planning

  • Search Start-up Meeting: Search committee and G/A&A meet to discuss search process and finalize documents
  • Feedback incorporated into key search documents

3. Recruiting (We are here)

  • Position advertisement and job description drafted and distributed
  • Requests for nominations and recommendations
  • Nominees and prospects are contacted and applications are received and reviewed
  • Prospect Review Meeting: Search committee discusses all candidates and selects candidates to move to interviewing phase

4. Evaluation

  • Round-One Interviews: Search committee interviews selected candidates
  • Referencing and initial background checks conducted
  • Reference Feedback Meeting: Search committee recommends/selects candidates to move to campus visit phase

5. Selection

  • Campus visits/interviews
  • Final Meeting: Recommendation made to the President
  • Selection and signing of contract
  • Transition considerations

6. Appointment

  • Announce search completion and introduce hired candidate