BERNARD M. BARUCH COLLEGE
Chancellor F?lix V. Matos Rodr?guez
and the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York (CUNY)
invite nominations and applications for an experienced,
forward-thinking leader to serve as the next president of Bernard
M. Baruch College (Baruch), one of the country's top-performing
colleges for its ability to serve as a catalyst for students to
move up the academic and economic ladder.
The successful candidate will serve
as the eighth president of Baruch and is expected to share a deep
commitment and responsibility to the College's mission of serving
as an engine for the economic and social mobility of its students,
particularly those from modest backgrounds. The successful
candidate will be a pioneering and entrepreneurial leader who is
committed to equality, fairness, and the virtues of diversity and
will define the College's next chapter.
Regarded as one of the jewels of
the CUNY system, Baruch has carried on a rich tradition of academic
excellence, accessibility, and opportunity for students from every
corner of New York City, the metropolitan region, and around the
world. Baruch is an educational powerhouse, boasting 30
undergraduate majors, 60 undergraduate minors, and 57
graduate-level and five doctoral-level specializations. The
College's three schools ? the Austin W. Marxe School of Public and
International Affairs, the George and Mildred Weissman School of
Arts and Sciences, and the Zicklin School of Business ? together
educate more than 18,000 students and serve as the College's heart
and soul. The College's growing athletic program hosts 13 varsity
NCAA Division III sports teams.
Baruch features one of the most
diverse and academically impressive student bodies in the nation,
with students hailing from more than 168 countries and
communicating in 110 languages. The campus is located near Gramercy
Park in the vibrant Park Avenue South section of Manhattan, in easy
reach of Wall Street and Midtown. The College's prime location
provides a valuable service: Students are within easy reach of the
global headquarters of major companies and non-profits, giving them
unparalleled internship, career, and networking opportunities they
would not have elsewhere.
The next president will take a
tremendous college and continue it on its current trajectory,
expanding its profile of a representation of social and economic
mobility by building on its myriad achievements. The next president
must be able to inspire and motivate; be a visionary and pioneer;
hold close Baruch's commitment to inclusion, opportunity, and
student success; and build on its commitment to scholarship and
The successful candidate will be a
visionary leader with an outstanding record as an excellent manager
within a higher education system or analogous organization who is
attuned to the scholarly missions of a great university.
Unquestionable integrity, strong political skills, a fundamental
commitment to diversity, demonstrated capacity as an innovator and
fundraiser, and an appetite for leadership in a high-energy,
complex environment are necessary.?
The presidential search committee
is being assisted by WittKieffer in this recruitment. Review of
candidates will begin in summer 2019 with first round candidate
interviews targeted for fall 2019. For fullest consideration,
applicant materials should be received by October 1,
2019. Application materials should include a letter
addressing how the candidate's experiences match the position
requirements, a current C.V., and contact information for at least
three references (references will not be contacted without the
prior knowledge and approval of the candidate).
Confidential inquiries, nominations,
and application materials should be directed to: Robin Mamlet, Amy
Crutchfield, and Kim Brettschneider
CUNY encourages people with
disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY,
Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.
Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the
basis of any legally protected category including sexual
orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability
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