La Salle University celebrates its mission, traditions and identity as a Lasallian, Catholic, and comprehensive liberal arts institution that promotes excellence in teaching and respect for all people, as it seeks its next President. La Salle offers a remarkable leadership opportunity for its next President. With a mission-driven sense of direction and in faithfulness to its values, the Board of Trustees is positioning La Salle and the next President to proactively enhance the University’s reputation for excellence and achieve national prominence. The Board’s commitment provides important momentum and opportunity for the next President who will provide innovative thought leadership, create a bold and new strategic plan, build community on campus and in the broader Philadelphia area and achieve long-term growth and financial sustainability.


For additional information about this opportunity, please review the search profile.  


The Application Process


The Presidential Search Committee will begin to review applications immediately.


To assure full consideration, applications should be received by November 12, 2021, and must include the following documents: a letter of interest addressing the search profile’s desired presidential attributes; curriculum vitae; and five professional references with email addresses and telephone numbers. References will not be contacted without prior authorization from the candidate.


Application materials should be sent electronically (PDF format) to:




Melissa Trotta, Ed.D.

Associate Managing Principal, AGB Search, 202.776.0866


Shannon McCambridge, J.D., LL.M

Executive Search Consultant, AGB Search

shannon.mccambridge@agbsearch. com, 206.310.7560



Equal Employment Opportunity

La Salle University is a diverse community dedicated in the tradition of the Christian Brothers, and is concerned for both ultimate values and for the individual values of its faculty, employees, and students. Accordingly, in support of this values-driven mission, the University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, religion, sex, age (40 years and older), disability, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, sexual preference or orientation, marital, parental, family, and pregnancy status, gender identity, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any prohibited basis, unless there is a bona fide occupational qualification which justifies a differentiation. This commitment applies to all aspects of the employment relationship. La Salle seeks to recruit, develop, and retain a talented and diverse workforce and encourages women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply. All employment decisions will be made in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local anti-discrimination laws. La Salle University will make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities that are known to the University and for the religious beliefs and practices of which it is aware.

La Salle University complies with the City of Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Record Screening Standard.