LAKE ERIE COLLEGE SEEKS CANDIDATES FOR POSITION OF PRESIDENT
- CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS NOVEMBER 14, 2005
(PAINESVILLE, OHIO) – The Board of Directors and the Presidential Search Committee announce the search for the 11th President of Lake Erie College. Nominations and applications for the position are welcome through November 14, 2005.
The new president will succeed Dr. Hal Laydon, who retired in June after 15 years of service to the college. Serving as interim president is M. Sue Dreitzler, a former faculty member at Lake Erie College who recently retired as Vice President of Institutional Advancement at NEOUCOM (Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine).
“This is an exciting time for an individual to lead Lake Erie College,” said Richard Kessler, chair of the board of directors. “As we begin to celebrate our 150 anniversary and also embark on a new strategic planning process, we will examine the College to see where we have been and clarify our vision as to what the College should look like in the future.”
“Under Dr. Laydon’s leadership, great improvements were made and the faculty and staff is poised to look to a new leader to continue to move Lake Erie College forward,” added Dreitzler.
The college has contracted Gallagher-Fennell Higher Education Services to conduct the presidential search. The Search Committee will interview select candidates in December, invite finalists to visit campus and interview with the Board of Trustees in January, and plan to finalize the search in February.
Interested parties should submit a cover letter addressing their background, a current resume and contact information for three references to SearchFennell@aol.com. Materials should be sent as MSWord documents. Screening will begin immediately and all inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in strictest confidence. An instructional profile listing presidential qualifications is available at www.lec.edu.
Founded in 1856, Lake Erie College is a dynamic and progressive institution of higher education offering 22 undergraduate majors and master’s degrees in business administration and education. This coeducational college, grounded in the liberal arts, enrolls just over 1,000 students of all ages and is nationally recognized for its equine studies programs and international learning opportunities for students.
For more information, contact Lake Erie College at 800/533-4996 or visit us online at www.lec.edu.