Nominations and Applications Sought for University of Idaho President

Tuesday, May 21 2013

BOISE, Idaho – The Board of Regents invites nominations and applications for the next President of the University of Idaho. The University is the state's founding comprehensive university and the preeminent research, land-grant institution.

A Presidential Search Committee, chaired by Regent Emma Atchley, is being assisted by AGB Search in recruiting, screening and conducting interviews for the position in order to make a recommendation regarding finalists to the full Board of Regents. The successful candidate will succeed Dr. M. Duane Nellis who has served since 2009.

To assure best consideration, applications should be received by August 15, 2013. The Board hopes to announce a new president by fall 2013, with the new president assuming office on or about January 1, 2014, but no later than July 1, 2014.

To view the position profile and additional information regarding the search and to apply or nominate a candidate, visit

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