Presidential Search Committee Announced

May 7, 2013

To:       Faculty, Staff and Students
From:   Mark Newell, Chair, Presidential Search Committee
cc:       Paul Tobias, Chair, Board of Trustees; Tom Courtice, Search Consultant
Re:      Presidential Search Update

As you know, the Albion College Board of Trustees has established a Presidential Search Committee to assist the Board in choosing the next president of the college. I am serving as Chair of the Committee and Anne Hunter is serving as Vice Chair. I am pleased to announce that the following individuals have agreed to serve as members of the Presidential Search Committee:

Dunham, Drew Staff Registrar
Heinze, Kirk Albion Class of 1970 Alumnus Consultant, K&K Consulting, Inc.; Professor/
Administrator, retired, Michigan State University
Hetler, Bob Albion Class of 1964 Trustee Partner, retired, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Hunter, Anne Albion Class of 1981 Trustee Learning producer, Regency
Kiesey, Deborah Trustee Bishop, MI Area United Methodist Church
Kribs, Zach Albion degree expected 2015 Student Student, incoming president of Student Senate
Double major in music and psychology
Lewis, Lisa Faculty Professor of chemistry
Ludington, Tom Albion Class of 1976 Trustee Judge, U.S. District Court
Mourad, Ron Faculty Professor of religious studies
Newell, Mark Albion Class of 1977 Trustee Vice chairman, retired, Latham & Watkins
Ott, Jeff Albion Class of 1986 Trustee Partner, Warner Norcross and Judd, LLP
Pitts, Wynter Albion degree expected 2014 Student Student, communications major, French minor
Roberts, Jess Faculty Associate professor of English
Sacks, Marcy Faculty Associate professor of history
Sheets, Don Albion Class of 1982 Trustee Chief financial officer, Dow Corning Corp.
Courtice, Tom Support Search consultant, AGB
Bachus, Jeanne Support Assistant to the president

The Committee will have its initial meeting next week to discuss the search process and schedule, and to develop the search profile. The Committee's deliberations and recommendations will be discussed with the Board of Trustees at its meetings immediately thereafter, and we will then launch the search. I will provide a further update to the campus community at that time. Thank you for your continuing interest in this important effort.

Mark Newell
Class of 1977