The University at Albany is a university on the move. Our broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages 17,300 diverse students in nine schools and colleges and an Honors College. We seek a president with dynamic leadership qualities to meet institutional goals and to keep the University moving forward.
Executive Search Firm Selected
February 16, 2017
The University Council has selected Russell Reynolds Associates as the executive search firm for a new University president following a rigorous evaluation process. The firm will gather information from students, faculty and staff to assist the committee in shaping a position profile. The first campus visit will take place on Friday, February 24, 2017.
Search Committee Chair, Michael Castellana, updates the campus on the competitive selection process for an executive search firm to assist the committee.
On December 7th, the University at Albany Presidential Search Committee held its first meeting. At the meeting Chancellor Nancy Zimpher officially charged the committee. She said that UAlbany is “a university on the move” and that she has every confidence that we will draw exceptionally talented people in this search.
Committee Members Selection AnnouncementThe committee includes seven faculty representatives, as well as members drawn from the University Council, student body, academic deans, support/professional staff, the alumni association and the University at Albany Foundation. The committee also includes a SUNY president and a representative of the Chancellor’s Office.
November 16, 2016