Timeline for Establishment of the Committee and Search



  • November 2017

    Board of Governors, by resolution, asked that the Senate elect 5 members to the selection committee at its November 2017 meeting.

  • January 2018

    At the direction of the Board Chair, the University Secretary invited consulting firms to submit proposals for the presidential search.

  • January - February 2018

    Senate elected 5 members, including one student, to the selection committee.
    Board of Governors elected 5 members, including the Board Chair, to the selection committee.

  • February 2018

    Initial meeting of the Committee. Caldwell Partners selected as the consultants for the search.

  • March - June 2018

    Community consultations.
    Advertisement of search.
    Development of Position Profile and identification of key qualifications, skills and experience to be sought.

  • Summer 2018

    Development of list of potential candidates.

  • Fall 2018

    Interviewing of short-listed candidates.

  • July 1, 2019

    New President takes office.