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Presidential Search

Northwestern's Next Chapter

Northwestern's Search for a New University President

The Presidential Search Committee, charged with building a broad, diverse pool of candidates and conducting outreach and interviews, ultimately will make a recommendation to the Board of Trustees for election of the next president. The committee will solicit input and nominations from the Northwestern community throughout this process.

Position PROFILE

A Message from the Chairman of the Board

We are looking for another transformational leader to develop a vision for Northwestern’s growing eminence and contributions in an evolving global landscape.”

J. Landis Martin, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Northwestern University

Read the full message from the Chairman of the Board.

Participate in the Search

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Your thoughts on what priorities and qualities are necessary to continue Northwestern’s distinguished trajectory will aid in the Committee’s search.

Provide Input
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Nominate candidates for consideration using the link below provided by executive search firm Isaacson, Miller, which is assisting in this search. The committee will consider all input as they review potential candidates.

Nominate a Candidate