Madonna University seeks an innovative, energetic and dynamic educational leader to serve as its next President. Located in Livonia, Michigan, Madonna University is an independent, coeducational, Catholic, liberal arts university sponsored by the Felician Sisters of North America. The University requires a President who will further build the academic profile and quality reputation of the institution, facilitate student and faculty recruitment, develop and nurture a senior administrative staff, and strengthen and increase fundraising and financial stability. It is anticipated that the new President will assume office on July 1, 2015.
Candidates must be committed, active, practicing members of the Roman Catholic faith; hold a terminal degree; Ph.D. preferred; and have demonstrated significant and successful administrative experience preferably at a university or college. For a full description of the qualifications and experiences sought as well as information about the institution and the opportunity, please visit
For full consideration, applications should be received by November 21, 2014.
Founded in 1937, Madonna University offers a strong general education curriculum integrated with liberal arts and career-oriented majors, including programs leading to doctorate, master’s, bachelor’s, and associate degrees and certificates. Through growth and development, the institution has become one of the nation’s largest Franciscan universities with a combined undergraduate and graduate student body of 4,428.
Learn More: http://madonna.edu
To apply, candidates should address a reflective letter of interest to the search chair, Leonard Charles Suchyta, addressing the ways in which they meet desired presidential characteristics. Applications should include a current résumé and names and phone numbers of at least five professional references and the relationship of each reference (these will only be called at a later, semi-final stage, with the candidate’s foreknowledge). The requested materials should be sent as an e-mail attachment in Word to: MadonnaPresident@academic-search.com.
Assisting in the search is: Maya Ranchod Kirkhope, Senior Consultant, Academic Search, Inc., firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-380-9195 (central time), and Marilyn Rhoads Mock, Senior Consultant, Academic Search, Inc., email@example.com or 512-791-9878 (central time).