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The Board of Trustees of Thomas More University invites nominations and applications for the position of President of the University. The President is the chief executive officer of the University and serves ex officio on the Board of Trustees. The Board seeks an accomplished and energetic executive who is a practicing Catholic who will model leadership reflective of Catholic values and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition of education. The University’s next President will have a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree and have earned distinction as an institutional leader and fund-raiser, preferably with experience in a university setting similar to Thomas More. The new president is expected to be selected by May 1, 2019 and to take office by July 1, 2019.

Located in the culturally rich Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area, Thomas More University is a private, not-for-profit, Catholic university sponsored by the Diocese of Covington and is located on a 100-acre suburban campus. In 2021, Thomas More University will celebrate its centennial, marking 100 years of academic excellence in the liberal arts. Thomas More looks forward to a future that honors its heritage through talented administrators, intellectually engaged students, outstanding faculty and staff, and committed Trustees. Dedicated to scholarship, service, and integrity, the Thomas More community looks forward to welcoming a president whose bold vision both honors tradition and inspires innovation.

The position profile provides a description of Thomas More University, a summary of the opportunities and challenges that it faces for the future, and a statement of the qualifications sought in the new president:


Additional information about the University is available at www.thomasmore.edu.


The Search Committee will begin to review applications immediately and continue until an appointment is made. For best consideration, applications should be received by February 23, 2019 and must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and five professional references with e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. References will not be contacted without prior authorization from the applicant.

Application materials should be sent electronically (MS Word or PDF format) to [email protected].

Please direct nominations and inquiries to [email protected].


The Presidential Search is being assisted by:

Shannon McCambridge, J.D.                         

Executive Search Consultant                          

AGB Search                                                   

1133 20th Street, NW, Suite 300                   

Washington, DC 20036                                 

C: 206.310.7560                                            

[email protected]         



Melissa K. Trotta, Ed.D.

Associate Managing Principal

AGB Search

1133 20th Street, NW, Suite 300

Washington, DC 20036

O: 202.776.0866 C: 202.380.8927

[email protected]



Thomas More University is an equal opportunity employer.




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Posted: 12/11/2018
Application Due: 2/9/2019
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