The selection of a president is a governing board’s most important responsibility, and the search process is the board’s best opportunity to help guide its institution into a successful new era. This concise guide outlines the leadership roles during a search (those of the board, the board chair, the search committee, and others), briefs board members on their responsibilities during the process, and offers tips to facilitate a successful transition.
- Leadership Roles During a Presidential Search
- Preparing for the Search
- During the Search
- After the Search
- Pitfalls to Avoid
- Special Issues
- Appendix A: Charge to the Search Committee
- References and Resources
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