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Presidential Search Update

Presidential Search

The search for AU’s next president is underway. The Presidential Search Committee, headed by former board chair Jeff Sine, SIS/BA '76, was formed in April. Aided by executive search firm Spencer Stuart, the committee is making strong progress and is working to build a pool of prominent candidates. Nominations may be submitted to

The committee recently approved the final version of the position description. It incorporates suggestions from the AU community and describes AU’s fundamental strengths, success trajectory, and the exciting opportunity that awaits our next president.

The committee held listening sessions with various constituents during the late spring and early summer and is continuing its work through the summer. Interviews with candidates will take place during fall semester. 

Further updates will be provided as the search continues. Please visit the search website for the latest information.