Charge to the Presidential Search Committee | St. Lawrence University Our Next President: Kathryn A. Morris

Charge to the Presidential Search Committee

With the help of the entire Laurentian community and our search firm, prepare a statement of institutional opportunities and challenges for the next president.

With the help of the entire St. Lawrence community and our search firm, prepare a statement of desired professional characteristics and personal qualities necessary to realize those opportunities and challenges.

Conduct an active, global search to attract a diverse pool of highly qualified candidates.

Organize and implement the search process, including communications with candidates and references, maintenance of records, and arrangements for interviews.

Maintain absolute confidentiality concerning the names of candidates and discussions within the Committee throughout the search and beyond.

Make periodic reports to the Board and members of the University community about the progress of the search process while maintaining confidentiality about candidates.

Recommend to the Board of Trustees a candidate, with substantiation of the Committee’s conclusions that the candidate meets the criteria originally set forth.