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January 2018

  • Glenn F. McConnell announces intention to retire from presidency in July 2018
  • Chair David Hay announces Presidential Search Committee

February 2018

  • Campus listening sessions facilitators chosen
  • Search website goes live with feedback form 

Spring 2018

  • Listening sessions for students, faculty, staff, donors, volunteer leaders and alumni
  • Selection of search firm
  • Development of leadership profile

Summer 2018

  • Identify potential candidates and conduct initial screening
  • Conduct candidate interviews

Fall 2018

  • Presidential Search Commitee recommends candidates to Board of Trustees
  • Board of Trustees considers Presidential Search Committee nominations
  • Selection of the College of Charleston’s 23rd president
  • Introduction to the community
  • Develop leadership transition plan