About Us: Presidential Search

Presidential Search

Timeline

July – August 2014
  • Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum Announces Retirement
  • Board Chair Appoints Search Committee
  • College Requests and Reviews Search Firm Proposals, Interviews and Hires Search Firm
September 2014
  • Presidential Search Committee Launch Meeting
  • Campus and Nationwide Listening Sessions
  • Presidential Search Survey Opens
  • Nominations Accepted
October 2014
  • Campus and Nationwide Listening Sessions
  • Presidential Search Survey Closed
  • Presidential Leadership Profile and Ads Posted
  • Nominations and Applications Accepted
  • Outreach, Recruitment, and Screening of Candidates
November 2014
  • Nominations and Applications Accepted
  • Outreach, Recruitment, and Screening of Candidates
December 2014
  • Nominations and Applications Accepted
  • Outreach, Recruitment, and Screening of Candidates
January 2015
  • Presidential Search Committee Evaluation and Selection of Candidates to Interview
February – March 2015
  • Interviewing of Candidates
March – May 2015
  • Finalist Campus Visit
  • Presidential Search Committee Presents Recommendation to Board of Trustees for Deliberation and Vote
  • Board of Trustees Empowers Chair of Board to Extend Offer to Finalist
  • 10th President of Spelman College Announced
  • Celebration of Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum
June – August 2015
  • Onboarding of New President of Spelman College
  • Proposed Start Date for New President:  August 1, 2015