Morristown, New Jersey
Oct 27, 2020
Executive Administration Jobs
Presidents & Chancellors
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Saint Elizabeth University
Presidential Search


The Board of Trustees invites applications and nominations for the President of Saint Elizabeth University (SEU). The University is a Catholic, coeducational, independent, nonprofit institution of higher education founded by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, whose values and spirit continue to pervade the campus. The new President will take office on July 1, 2021. 

Saint Elizabeth University is located in Morristown, New Jersey, less than an hour's train ride from New York City. Designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution, the University serves 1,272 undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education students and offers a values-based education in the liberal arts and sciences, business, and education. More than 40 majors and minors are offered in the traditional undergraduate program, the continuing studies program offers bachelor's degree completion in seven majors, and the graduate programs include master's degrees in 16 areas of study and doctoral degrees in educational leadership and counseling psychology. The 57 full-time and 146 part-time faculty members are committed to helping students turn passions into real-world professions.

The next President will be a mission-driven, entrepreneurial leader who will be able to advance innovation and strengthen the institution for long-term success, while embracing the rich heritage and values of the institution and continuing the spirit of community and family that abounds on campus. Saint Elizabeth University seeks a President who is capable of transitioning the University to its next phase of academic excellence through trusted leadership, strengthening enrollment, expanding the resource base, forging strong external partnerships, valuing diversity, equity and inclusion, upgrading technology, and improving facilities.

More information about Saint Elizabeth University and the position is provided in the search profile, available for download at:

Academic Search is assisting Saint Elizabeth University in this national search. Confidential conversations about this exciting opportunity may be arranged by contacting consultants: Jay Lemons at [email protected], Maya Kirkhope at [email protected], or Jennifer Kooken at [email protected].

Applications, inquiries, and nominations may be sent to [email protected]. Applications should consist of a detailed letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, and a list of five professional references with contact information and an explanation of the working relationship with each. References will not be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by January 4, 2021. Additional information about the institution can be found at

Saint Elizabeth University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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