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Meghan Grady
Secretary to the Board of Trustees
Assistant to the President


May 25 update: Updated Chronology and Timeline of Search Committee Efforts

Dear Cedar Crest Community,

On behalf of the Search Committee, we would like to sincerely thank everyone who participated in the recent listening sessions and the online 360 assessment survey.  The wonderful response from each of the respective communities has provided invaluable information and insight to assist and inform the Search Committee in its ongoing discussions and deliberations.

Below is an updated chronology and timeline to keep everyone informed of our past and future efforts.
Thank you all so much,

Sylvia Gardner & Lucie Lapovsky
Co-Chairs, Search Committee


Updated Chronology and Timeline of Search Committee Efforts

June 20, 2018
Special meeting of the Board of Trustees to determine next step

June 7, 2018                   
Search Committee meets to finalize formulation of its recommendation to the Board of Trustees      

May 21, 2018            
Search Committee meets to discuss Witt/Kieffer external scan report and discuss formulation of its recommendations to the Board of Trustees

May 18, 2018         
Search Committee meets to interview internal candidate

May 9, 2018                     
Search Committee meets to discuss Assessment Report from Witt/Kieffer

April 6-20, 2018             
Online 360 Assessment Survey and interviews of internal candidate

April 2, 2018                   
Search Committee meets to discuss and help shape the assessment plan from Witt/Kieffer

March 19, 2018         
Search Committee reviews and approves Scoping Document

March 14, 2018              
Witt/Kieffer submits draft of Scoping Document

March 5, 2018                  
Presidential Transition website goes live

February 27-28, 2018                       
Witt/Kieffer and Search Committee members hold listening sessions with March members of the Campus Community
February 20, 2018         
First meeting of the Search Committee

February 19, 2018        
National firm retained to assist in Presidential Transition efforts

January 30, 2018             
Presidential Search Committee established

May 30, 2017                  
Carmen Twillie Ambar stepping down, Dr. Elizabeth Meade to be Interim President


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