WHEREAS, the Board of Visitors of The College of William and Mary in Virginia requests that the Presidential Search Committee, appointed by the Rector of the College, conduct a search for the 28th president of the College of William and Mary; and
WHEREAS, in conducting this search the Board requests that the Search Committee actively seek nominations nationally and internationally as well as from the university community and from other institutions of higher education; and
WHEREAS, the Board desires a diverse candidate pool that reflects a full array of backgrounds and perspectives from which to select the next president; and
WHEREAS, the Board directs the Presidential Search Committee to conduct a comprehensive review of the experience and qualifications of each recommended candidate; and
WHEREAS, the Board requests an expeditious but thorough search conducted in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth and the Equal Opportunity policies of this university;
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Board of Visitors of The College of William and Mary in Virginia hereby charges the Presidential Search Committee to recommend to the Board not more than three qualified candidates for the position of president no later than February 15, 2018; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Board of Visitors requests the Search Committee to forward these finalists to the Board unranked but with sufficient information for review.