Presidential Search Process


Stage 1 Announcement and Formation
  • Search announced
  • Presidential Search Committee named and charged
  • Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. selected to support the Search Committee
Stage 2 Planning
  • Search Start-up Meeting - Presidential Search Committee & Greenwood/Asher meet to discuss search process and profile
  • Feedback incorporated into job description
Stage 3 Recruiting
  • Position advertisement and job description drafted and distributed
  • Requests for Nominations/Recommendations
  • Nominations and prospects are contacted, applications received and reviewed
  • Prospect Review Meeting - Presidential Search Committee discusses all candidates and selects leading candidates

Stage 4 Evaluation
  • Interviews - Presidential Search Committee interviews leading candidates
  • Reference and Background Checks
  • Presidential Search Committee reviews candidates and conducts 2nd round interviews
  • Search Committee selects and recommends candidates to the Board of Visitors
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  • Board of Visitors Review
  • Selection and signing of contract
  • Transition Considerations
  • Announce search completion and introduce hired candidate