Avila University Presidential Search

Search Timeline

September 2021:

  • Search consultant visited campus and met with campus constituent groups
  • Search consultant met with the Presidential Search Committee
  • Search consultant finalized job description (search profile)

Early October to Mid-November 2021:

  • The search goes “live” by posting on the Academic Search website, Avila website, and in approved online and print advertising venues
  • Search consultant builds candidate pool

December 2021:

  • Search Committee meets to shortlist candidates for further consideration
  • Search Committee and search consultant conduct reference calls on shortlisted candidates
  • Search Committee conducts confidential interviews with semi-finalist candidates at an off-campus location
  • Search Committee selects the finalist candidates

January 2022:

  • Search Committee conducts confidential interviews on finalist candidates
  • Search Committee and search consultant meet to synthesize all of the materials and information gathered on the finalist candidates and prepare a report for the Board of Trustees 

January – February 2022:

  • Board of Trustees selects candidate of choice
  • Appointment of next President of Avila University announced

August 21, 2022:

  • New president takes office no later than August 1, 2022
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