In January 2012, when William G. Durden ’71 announced that he would
retire as president of the college effective June 30, 2013, Thomas
Kalaris ’76, chair of the Presidential Search Committee and vice chair
on the Board of Trustees and Jennifer Ward Reynolds ’77, chair of the Board of Trustees, committed to updating the Dickinson community
periodically throughout the search process.
This Web page includes information and news articles about the search, as well as contact information for the search committee.
News Stories and E-mail Updates
E-mail to introduce Dickinson's 28th president, October 28, 2012
E-mail update on initial candidate meetings, August 28, 2012
Presidential Web site and Opportunity Statement announcement, June 5, 2012
E-mail update on search firm’s campus visits, April 27, 2012
Presidential Search Firm Selected, March 30, 2012
Announcement of search committee members, February 21, 2012
Future Farewell (Durden announces retirement plans), January 26, 2012.
The Search Firm
Visit the Web site for Spencer Stuart, the executive consultant search firm retained for the presidential search. In May 2012, Michele Haertel and Mary Gorman of Spencer Stuart facilitated a series of regional question-and-answer sessions for alumni and parents to learn more about the presidential search process and to share thoughts on the desired qualities and experience of the college’s next president.
Learn about the Opportunity
Read the Opportunity Statement to see what the college is seeking in its next president.
Contact the Committee
Any comments and suggestions for the presidential search committee can be sent to email@example.com.
Names and information regarding nominees for Dickinson's presidency can be submitted to Spencer Stuart.