Presidential Search Archive

Albion College Presidential Search graphicThe Board of Trustees and its Presidential Search Committee are pleased to announce that the 16th president of Albion College has been selected.

The new president, Dr. Mauri A. Ditzler, was introduced November 22, 2013 in a special event for the campus community in the Science Complex Atrium.

Dr. Ditzler, who will begin in the role on July 1, 2014, is a leader who will help to build an increasingly distinctive profile that reflects the quality of teaching and learning on the campus; the accomplishments of its students, faculty, and alumni; and the ongoing effort to strengthen and adapt creatively the value of the liberal arts in the 21st century.

Past news and additional information about the presidential search can be found below.


Presidential Search Committee Announced

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

A memo from Mark Newell, '77, chair of the Albion College Presidential Search Committee, to the College community announcing the individuals on the 17-member committee.

Michael Frandsen Named Albion College's Interim President

Michael FrandsenThursday, April 11, 2013

The Albion College Board of Trustees has announced that Michael Frandsen, Albion’s vice president for finance and administration since 2009, will become interim president July 1. He will serve in this role following the move of Albion President Donna Randall to the College’s chancellorship at the end of June.

President Randall to Become Chancellor, National Presidential Search Launched

Donna Randall
Albion College President Donna Randall has announced she will conclude her presidency at the end of her six-year term on June 30. The Board of Trustees has asked Randall to continue on as the College's chancellor through June 30, 2014. The board is actively recruiting an interim president for the 2013-14 academic year and is launching a national search for the College's 16th president.

As chancellor, Randall will focus on three critical areas: fundraising for the library and athletic complex renovations, development of educational partnerships, and national advocacy.