The Search Committee of the Board of Trustees of Transylvania University invites nominations, applications, and expressions of interest in the position of President of the University.
The Search Committee hopes to make a final recommendation to the Board of Trustees by February 2014 and to have a president in place no later than July 1, 2014.
AGB Search Inc. is assisting the university in the search. The review of credentials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, materials should be submitted by November 29, 2013. Review the position advertisement.
Applications should include a comprehensive curriculum vitae, a cover letter that addresses the attributes desired in the candidate as found in the profile, and five references with email addresses and phone numbers. (References will not be contacted without permission of the candidate.)
All materials should be forwarded electronically to email@example.com.
Transylvania University is an equal opportunity employer.
Transylvania University is a private, undergraduate, residential liberal arts college of 1,100 students founded in 1780, the first college west of the Allegheny Mountains and the 16th oldest college in the nation.
The 60-acre campus is located in downtown Lexington, Ky., a thriving community of 300,000 people in the heart of the beautiful Bluegrass region. Students regard Lexington, with its rich range of cultural and recreational activities, as an extension of campus life and take advantage of the proximity of the University of Kentucky. Lexington residents enjoy a high quality of life and a vibrant economy.
Transylvania University is consistently highly rated in leading national college guidebooks, including Barron’s Guide, America’s Best Value Colleges, Forbes, the Princeton Review, and U.S. News and World Report, which ranks Transylvania in the top 75 of 266 national liberal arts colleges.
Transylvania is seeking a president who values and supports the liberal arts and the university’s student-centered approach, strives to foster collaboration and teamwork, and values creative thinking. She or he will have the capacity to be a successful fund raiser and will provide leadership in the areas of admissions, branding, institutional positioning, and embracing a diverse and sustainable campus. The president will also want to make the most of growing opportunities for mutually beneficial partnerships with the wider Lexington community.
For more information, refer to the profile.
Transylvania University admits students regardless of age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any other classification protected by federal or state law or local ordinance.