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Timeline - Columbus State University

Presidential Search Information and Updates

Presidential Search

for Columbus State University's Sixth President

Timeline

August 19 2022

  • Charge to Columbus State Presidential Search Committee by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia Chancellor Perdue.

Responsibility: USG, CSU Presidential Search Committee and ZRG Partners (ZRG).

October 6 and 7, 2022

  • Campus Listening Sessions to discuss expectations of qualified candidates.
  • Presidential Web page and Feedback Survey launched

Responsibility: Presidential Search Committee, CSU campus, community groups and ZRG

November 2022

  • Place position announcement in the following venues:
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Women in Higher Education

October 2022 - January 2023

  • Candidate recruitment and identification through advertising, correspondence, and solicitation of nominations and direct recruiting of candidates.

Responsibility: Presidential Search Committee and ZRG

January 2023

  • Presidential Search Committee will be provided access to all resumes and nominations submitted for consideration to date through ZRG 's secure website
  • Presidential Search Committee Meeting to select candidates for first-round interviews
  • Presidential Search Committee may identify 8-10 (more or less) candidates to schedule for interviews. ZRG will facilitate.

Responsibility: Presidential Search Committee and ZRG.

February/March 2023

  • Search committee interviews first round candidates in person
  • Presidential Search Committee may select 3-5 unranked candidates for recommendation to the USG Board of Regents for additional consideration.
  • The search firm will contact all candidates who are not selected for semi-final consideration.

Responsibility: CSU Presidential Search Committee and ZRG.

February/March 2023

  • 3-5 candidates interview with Board of Regents with the assistance of ZRG.
  • Candidate referencing and background checking

Responsibility: USG Board of Regents and ZRG

March 2023

  • Public announcement listing the finalist or finalists for the presidency
  • An offer may be extended to the selected candidate.
  • The search firm will contact all candidates who are not selected for final consideration.

Responsibility: USG Chancellor and ZRG.

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