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Presidential Search Update: Formation of Faculty Advisory Committee

The Presidential Search Committee is excited to announce that a Faculty Advisory Committee has been formed to support the search efforts. The new committee was established through cooperation with the faculty senates of the Daytona Beach, Prescott, and Worldwide campuses.

Following a review of the senates’ nominations, the Board, as announced through its Chairman, has confirmed the following appointments to the Faculty Advisory Committee:

  • Daytona Beach:  Dr. Remzi Seker
  • Prescott:  Dr. Darrel Smith
  • Worldwide:  Dr. Beverly Wood

This committee will enter into nondisclosure and confidentiality agreements, and follow the same code of ethics as the Presidential Search Committee.  The committee members will participate in the interviews of the finalists and make their recommendations directly to the Chairman of the Board and their respective Board of Trustee Faculty Delegate within executive session.  The Board’s faculty delegation will be present during the final candidate interviews with the Board, and involved in the open discussion regarding each candidate.

Presidential Search Update: Applicant Review

* This story was initially published on Nov. 23, 2016.

Due to several exceptional candidates, the Search Committee will be extending their in person interview schedule to accommodate a larger than expected candidate pool. All of the applicants have expressed tremendous enthusiasm regarding our institution; noting its exceptional historical development and the abundant opportunity for advancement. We should be proud of our stature as a University in attracting an amazing pool of candidates.
 
Through the recruiting phase, applications and nominations will continue to be accepted for vetting by the Search Committee. The Embry-Riddle community is welcomed and encouraged to submit candidate recommendations as soon as possible to our search partner, Greenwood Asher & Associates, via the following address: ERAU@greenwoodsearch.com. This information and additional updates can be found on the Embry-Riddle Presidential Search web page: http://erau.edu/administration/presidential-search.
  
Additionally, the Search Committee announces its plan to involve a representative from each campus in the search process via the formation of a Faculty Advisory team.

Please continue to provide feedback and questions regarding the Presidential Search to ERAU@greenwoodsearch.com

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