Board of Regents wants ISU student, faculty, staff opinions on presidential search

Daily Staff

Students, faculty and staff will be able to share what they’re looking for in Iowa State’s next president on an online forum, starting Wednesday.

Comments can be posted here and each will be made public.

“Although we’re in the early stages of organizing the search process, we think it’s important to hear from students, faculty, staff and other individuals who have an interest in Iowa State and the selection of the new president,” said Board of Regents President David Miles in a news release.

“Our objective is to launch a successful presidency, not merely to hire a new president. Identifying the desired qualities for the next president of Iowa State is a key first step, and we want to make sure we provide convenient ways for people to share their opinions.”

The Board will also host an open forum at 5 to 6:30 p.m. April 27 in 275 Scheman Building to discuss what the next president’s priorities and qualities should be.

On March 25, ISU President Gregory Geoffroy decided to step down no later than July 31, 2012.