Search timeline




May 1

Search Committee meets

  • Charge delivered; confidentiality
  • Search process/timeline
  • Position attributes/requirements
  • Communication/advertising discussed

June 5-7*

Listening sessions at ISU and with community

June 12-13*

Listening sessions at ISU and with community

June 30

Search Committee completes draft advertisement

July 6

President search launches
Online advertisements placed

July 21

Print advertisement in The Chronicle of Higher Education

Aug. 24

Deadline for applications (best consideration)

Sept. 12*

Search Committee meets

Sept. 13

Consultants conduct listed reference checks

Sept. 26-27*

Search Committee meets

Sept. 28

AGB Search begins due diligence process on finalists

Oct. 9-12

Campus visits for finalists

Oct. 23*

Board of Regents special meeting (Ames)

  • Search Committee reports to Board of Regents
  • Board of Regents interviews finalists
  • Selection of President-elect



*Consultants on site