Presidential search process kicks off next week

University community invited to provide input

Representatives of presidential search firm AGB Search will be on the Huntington campus March 2-4 to meet with constituencies across the university.

JimLanierArnoldSpeertDuring their visit, consultants Jim Lanier and Dr. Arnold Speert are scheduled to meet with representatives of the faculty, students, staff, alumni, board of governors and community to gather input about what traits and characteristics the next Marshall president should possess.

The information will be provided to the search committee and developed into a profile of desired presidential attributes to be used to invite applications and nominations for the position.

An open forum for faculty will be held at 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday in the Shawkey Dining Room, Memorial Student Center. Students, staff and other interested parties also are invited to attend and share their views.

Click here for a complete schedule of AGB’s visit.

A website at has been set up to make information available as the search proceeds. The website features an online feedback form for people to provide input on the process.


Photos: Presidential search consultants Jim Lanier (left) and Dr. Arnold Speert will be on the Huntington campus March 2-4.