Presidential Search News Archive

Presidential search committee schedules second series of listening sessions to solicit input
Marshall University’s presidential search committee is planning a second series of on-campus listening sessions for students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and community members. The purpose of the sessions, which are set for Aug. 3-4 on the Huntington and South Charleston campuses, is to solicit input about challenges the university’s next president will face in the
Presidential search committee selects executive search firm; schedules listening sessions to solicit input
Marshall University has taken a few more steps toward the selection of its 38th president. According to Board of Governors Chairman Patrick J. Farrell, the university’s presidential search committee has selected the executive search firm Academic Search to assist with the process that began in April, when President Jerome A. Gilbert announced he would not
Board of Governors sets presidential search process and timeline
Citing the hope to have a new university president named by the end of October, the Marshall University Board of Governors has approved a resolution spelling out the search process and timeline.
Gilbert announces plans to step down as president in July 2022
Marshall University President Jerome A. Gilbert today announced that he will not seek an extension of his contract and will step down as president in July 2022.