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Board Of Regents Advertising For President

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Students at graduation ceremony.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

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The Search Committee for the Board of Regents for Higher Education is outlining the skills, experiences and qualities it is seeking in a new President for the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities. (Click here to see the profile)

The Board will seek candidates from around the country, advertising in national higher education publications, and sending the profile to trade organizations and private industry in hopes of attracting a broad talent pool.

Nominations and recommendations are being accepted through Feb. 15.  The Board hopes to recommend a candidate to the governor in April,   with the new President taking office July 1,

Regents say they are looking for someone who understands higher education management,  who is forward-thinking and a strategic planner,  with collaborative skills and the ability to establish statewide partnerships.  They want someonf of highest integrity, with a passion for learning and for academic research,  who understands career and technical education as well as work force training and remedial support.

Central, Eastern, Western and Southern Connecticut State Universities, the 12 community colleges and the online Charter Oak State College.

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