Position Details

Reporting to the Board of Regents, the President of the University of Minnesota holds a unique role as both leader of the flagship Twin Cities campus as well as head of the five campus University of Minnesota System. The president guides the Board in shaping a vision for the system and executes strategies to achieve excellence in fulfilling the University’s three-part, land-grant mission. As one of the state’s most prominent public leaders, the president also serves as an important advocate for education.

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Dr. Roderick J. McDavis, Dr. Sally Mason, and Dr. Garry W. Owens—all representing AGB Search—will be assisting the University of Minnesota Presidential Search Advisory Committee. Prospective nominators or potential candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. McDavis (, Dr. Mason (, or Dr. Owens ( directly by email prior to submitting materials.

Applicants are encouraged to submit materials electronically and should include: 1) a letter of interest describing relevant experience; 2) a current curriculum vitae. All candidate names will remain confidential. Application and nomination materials should be submitted by the target date of October 29, 2018, to

The University of Minnesota shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.