Friday, March 4, 2011

Daytona State College presidential search committee sets meeting dates

Daytona State College’s Presidential Search Advisory Committee will begin credential screening and planning for preliminary candidate interviews during meetings scheduled in April and May.

Meeting dates, times and tentative agendas are as follows:

April 14
8 – 10 a.m.
– Begin credential screening and planning for preliminary interviews.

April 28
8 – 10 a.m.
– Select approximately 15 candidates for reference checks.

May 13
8 – 10 a.m.
– Report on references and select approximately 10 candidates for semifinalist interviews.

May 23 and 24
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
– Interview 10 semifinalists and select five candidates for consideration by the Daytona State College District Board of Trustees.

The board and advisory committee are being assisted in the presidential search by Academic Search, a nationally known firm with expertise in recruiting senior-level higher education administrators. A copy of the firm’s Presidential Profile for Daytona State College is available on the Academic Search website.

The firm currently is assisting 13 colleges and universities across the country with presidential searches. Daytona State officials expect to have a new president onboard by summer 2011.

All meetings are open to the public and will be held in bldg. 100, rm. 402L, on the Daytona Beach Campus, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.

For more information, please call (386) 506-4408 or e-mail