March 5, 2024

Presidential Search Committee Meeting #1: Training and Orientation of Search Committee. Search Consultant discusses Search Process with Committee, including timeline, application materials, selection of semi-finalists, and development of a Draft Presidential Profile. Discussion also includes a recruitment strategy to attract a highly competitive and diverse candidate pool.

March 13, 2024

Public Fora and Survey: Search Consultant facilitates several in-person, open Public Forums (Administrators, Staff, Faculty, Students, Community Members) to solicit feedback to inform the final development of the Presidential Profile. ACCT Survey posted to College’ “Presidential Search” webpage and ACCT webpage to solicit input.

March 22, 2024

Search Committee Meeting #2: Search Committee receives, edits and finalizes the Presidential Profile. Profile sent to the Board.

March 26, 2024

Presidential Recruitment and Application Process Begins: Board edits and approves the Presidential Profile. Profile posted to College’s “Presidential Search” webpage. State and national publications utilized to advertise, solicit, recruit and develop a strong and diverse pool of candidates. ACCT and Search Consultant initiate a Systemwide, State, and national one-to-one recruitment process. Candidates submit application materials to ACCT’s secure portal.

April 26, 2024

Target Date for Receipt of Applications: Position remains open until filled.

April 30 – May 9

Presidential Search Committee Review: Search Committee Members individually review, evaluate and rank their top confidential candidates through the ACCT portal. Committee submits their ratings to ACCT for ranking.

May 14 2024

Search Committee Meeting #3: Committee meets to reach consensus about 6 to 8 semi-finalists to interview. Committee approves interview questions.

May 21 & 22, 2024

Presidential Search Committee Meeting #4: Search Committee meets for confidential virtual interviews of Semi-finalists. Two-day interview process. Search Committee deliberates and selects 3 to 4 Finalists and forwards recommendations to the Board of Trustees. Search Committee work is completed.

May 22, 2024

Board of Trustees submits names of Finalists to the System President ten business days prior to the next regularly scheduled meeting of the State Board’s Personnel Committee, or at least ten days prior to a meeting of the Personnel Committee. Personnel Committee approves Finalists, and the System President notifies Board of Trustees.

May 28 – 31, 2024

Board of Trustees Interviews and Selection: Finalists visit the College. Each Finalist will meet with Senior Leadership, tour the community, participate in public forums, and interview with the full Board of Trustees. During deliberations, the Board will hear oral, in-depth reports on ACCT’s background checks on final candidates. By week’s end, the Board will select their first-choice candidate.

May 31, 2024

Board of Trustees submits the selection of their first-choice candidate to the System President five days prior to the next State Board Meeting. President-Elect and the Board of Trustees.

June, 2024

The State Board approves selection. Called Meeting of SBCC?


New President of Pitt Community College is announced. The President-elect and Board establish the start date of employment.