Presidential Search

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12th President of St. Olaf College


Based on St. Olaf’s current and historical strengths, the college’s 12th president will have a breadth of opportunities to build upon. There will also be tremendous challenges given the changing dynamics of higher education and the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Nomination & Application

Nominations and applications should be submitted electronically as soon as possible. The St. Olaf College Presidential Search Committee will begin to evaluate applications in April 2022. Although applications will be welcomed until the time that a new president is selected, candidates should submit materials no later than May 23, 2022 to ensure fullest consideration. The new president is expected to begin serving by July 1, 2023.

Applications should include a letter of candidacy that responds to the agenda for leadership and the desired attributes for the president and a complete résumé or vita. All application materials will be considered in full confidence. Please send all nominations, inquiries, and applications, electronically to:

Julie E. Tea, Managing Director
Julie Williams-Krishnan, Senior Associate