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Preliminary & Tentative Timeline

Date Info
September 23, 2021 Presidential Search Committee announced
October 4-6, 2021 Sub-committees will meet to review submittals and recommend an Executive Search firm and Executive Compensation consultant for consideration by the UNF Board of Trustees
October 6, 2021 First meeting of the Presidential Search Committee
October 12, 2021      Launch online Presidential Search Input Survey
October 2021 Extensive outreach encouraging survey participation
October 14, 2021 Recommendation for Executive Search Firm and Compensation Consultant approved by UNF Board of Trustees
October 20, 2021 Karen Stone and Committee Member Lakshmi Goel met with the Council of Chairs to provide a brief overview of the presidential search process.
October 21, 2021 Presidential Search Committee meeting
[Separate in-depth discussions with Executive Search firm and Executive Compensation consultant regarding work plan and timeline]
November 8-10, 2021 Listening sessions with faculty, staff, students, administrators, alumni, Foundation Board, MOCA Board, community business/civic leaders, and other constituents
November 9, 2021 Presidential Search Input Survey closes
November 18, 2021 Presidential Search Committee meeting
[Meet with Executive Compensation consultant concerning the executive compensation analysis; meet with Executive Search firm concerning position criteria, marketing plan and search timeline]
November 25-26, 2021 UNF Closed for Thanksgiving
December 13, 2021 Presidential Search Committee meeting
[Establish a range of compensation for submittal to the UNF Board of Trustees; develop recommended position criteria for submittal to the UNF Board of Trustees; approval of a marketing plan for submittal to the UNF Board of Trustees]
December 16, 2021 Submit the recommended compensation range and recommended position criteria to UNF Board of Trustees for approval. Submit the Search Committee approved marketing plan.
December 23-31, 2021 UNF Closed for Winter Break
January/February 2022 Extensive marketing of position
January 18, 2022 Presidential Search Committee meeting
[Update from the Executive Search firm]
February 28, 2022     Target application deadline
March 17-18, 2022  UNF Closed for Spring Break
March 15, 2022 Target date for Presidential Search Committee meeting
[Screen applicant pool and schedule first-round interviews]
March 24-25, 2022 Target date for first-round interviews
 March 28,2022 Target date for Presidential Search Committee meeting
[Recommend more than two unranked, qualified applicants for submittal to the UNF Board of Trustees]
April 1-15, 2022 UNF Board of Trustees interview of finalists and other on-campus interviews
April 15, 2022 Target date for UNF Board of Trustees selection of President-Elect
June 28-30, 2022 Florida Board of Governors meeting for confirmation of
President-Elect