Oglethorpe Presidential Search
We are currently conducting a search for Oglethorpe’s 17th president.
Founded in 1835, Oglethorpe University is Atlanta’s only co-educational small private college, home to more than 1385 eclectic and engaged students from 33 states and 31 countries.
In April, Oglethorpe’s 16th president, Dr. Lawrence M. Schall, announced that he will step down, effective June 30, 2020. Schall has served since 2005 and is currently the longest-serving sitting college or university president in Georgia.
Oglethorpe University has retained Diversified Search to assist in this recruitment. Confidential inquiries, nominations, referrals, and expressions of interest (cover letter, CV, and the names of five references) should be directed electronically to: OUPresidency@divsearch.com
August 22, 2019
Press Release: Search Committee Named, Search Firm Selected
Oglethorpe University Presidential Search Committee Named, Search Firm Selected ATLANTA – Oglethorpe University is launching the search for its seventeenth president, who will lead the institution following the fifteen-year tenure of Dr. Lawrence M. Schall. Board of Trustees Chair Timothy P. Tassopoulos ’81 has named a search committee comprised of trustees, faculty, staff, student, and […]Read
August 13, 2019
Message to Students from SGA President
I hope you had a great and productive summer. Congratulations on completing internships, classes, study abroad, and all other summer activities that kept you busy. Welcome back to Oglethorpe! We have an exciting year ahead. As most of you know, President Schall’s time here at Oglethorpe will come to a close on June 30, 2020. […]Read
July 31, 2019
Stakeholder Meetings with Search Firm
On August 28 and 29, the firm selected to lead Oglethorpe’s presidential search will be holding meetings on campus. Their goal is to better understand our university and the challenges the next president will face. Along with one-on-one meetings with cabinet, there will be sessions for faculty, staff and students. The meetings are intended to […]Read