October 3 President Olson announces the search committee and sets charge for the search process. The position posting and website goes live online. Recruitment process begins with personalized letters and additional recruitment efforts by the chair.
October 5 First Meeting of Search Committee
November 29 Search Committee meets to review applications thus far
Early December Zoom interviews with select candidates
Mid-December Review of Zoom interviews. Search committee chooses finalists for on-campus interviews
Mid-January On-Campus Interviews
End of January Final Meeting of Search Committee to analyze on campus Interviews. Chair conducts reference checks
Early February Chair meets with President Olson and Provost Brogan to provide final recommendations from the committee.
Early February The Provost selects the founding dean with a tentative start date of June 1st.