The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia and the Presidential Search and Screen Committee invite applications and nominations for the position of President of the University of West Georgia. UWG is located in Carrollton, Georgia, and serves the broader west Georgia region, including metro Atlanta.
Founded in 1906, the University of West Georgia is a comprehensive university providing undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 11,500 traditional, non-traditional, and distance-learning students. The University is committed to student success through high-quality academic programs, supportive student services, online learning, and community outreach. As an innovative doctoral university, UWG will prepare students to become problem-solving leaders.
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia seeks a President who has the following characteristics:
The candidate must possess the vision and experience necessary to lead UWG through an increasingly competitive and changing academic, financial, and technological environment. Must have proven successful experience in management and administration of complex higher education organizations; including the ability to empower others through effective communication, collaborative management, shared governance, and prudent financial decision-making. Must demonstrate the ability to fundraise, to build and maintain strong and meaningful community relations, and to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with the state leadership. Must demonstrate the willingness and ability to foster and enhance UWG’s student-centered environment, particularly a liberal arts-based professional preparation designed to promote student success. A terminal professional degree or earned doctorate is strongly preferred.
Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until appointment is made. For best consideration, applications and nominations should be provided by January 11, 2013.
The Presidential Search and Screening Committee invites nominations, applications, or expression of interest to be submitted to the firm assisting UWG. Application materials must include a letter of interest, complete CV, and a statement of the candidate’s management and educational philosophy, and be sent to:
Dan Parker, President
Parker Executive Search
Five Course Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30328
The University System of Georgia and UWG are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institutions.