Oglethorpe Presidential Search
We have successfully completed the search for our 17th president.
Founded in 1835, Oglethorpe University is Atlanta’s only co-educational small private college, home to more than 1,385 eclectic and engaged students from 37 states and 30 countries.
In April 2019, Oglethorpe’s 16th president, Dr. Lawrence M. Schall, announced that he will step down, effective June 30, 2020 after 15 years of service to the university.
Oglethorpe University retained Diversified Search to assist in the search for a new president, which was successfully completed in March, 2020.
March 11, 2020
Nicholas Ladany, PhD, Elected 17th President of Oglethorpe University
After an extensive nationwide search, the Oglethorpe University Board of Trustees has unanimously elected Nicholas Ladany, Ph.D., as the next President of Oglethorpe University, effective July 1, 2020. Ladany will also serve as a member of the faculty, in the role of Professor of Psychology. Ladany is currently Dean of the School of Leadership and […]Read
March 5, 2020
Oglethorpe University Presidential Announcement – March 11
Join us as we introduce the 17th president of Oglethorpe University. Wednesday, March 11 at 4 p.m. In-person: Conant Performing Arts CenterReception with the new president to followNo RSVP required Online: Watch the announcement live on Facebook In April 2019, Oglethorpe’s 16th president, Dr. Lawrence M. Schall, announced that he will step down, effective June 30, 2020 […]Read
January 21, 2020
Semi-finalist interviews scheduled
The Presidential Search Committee (PSC) has reached an important milestone in the search for Oglethorpe’s next leader. A select group of 9 semi-finalists have been invited to interview, in person, with the PSC this month. These conversations will give high priority to the areas of interest voiced by all of you. From these interviews, the […]Read