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Augusta University
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The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia and the Presidential Search Committee invite nominations and applications for the position of President of Augusta University.

Located on four campuses in the historic city for which it is named and on four regional campuses across the state, Augusta University is Georgia's designated health sciences and medical research university, home of the Georgia Cancer Center and the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center, and one of the country's top universities for student success.

Since 2015, Augusta University has achieved eight consecutive years of enrollment growth totaling 27%, a 32% increase in degrees awarded, a 35% increase in academic programs, a 38% increase in funding from the National Institutes of Health, and a 48% increase in economic impact. Its 11 colleges and Augusta University Online offer more than 160 degree programs.

As the fastest growing of the four public research universities in Georgia, Augusta University is committed to infusing a culture of creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship throughout its campuses.

With 1,800 faculty and just over 10,500 students - including 5,200 undergraduate students, 4,200 graduate and professional students, and 650 medical residents - Augusta University provides a personalized learning and discovery environment that combines critical and creative thinking with real-world experiences and community engagement to prepare students for lifelong success. Its championship-caliber NCAA Division I and Division II athletics programs enhance student life and engagement, build community connections, and strengthen pride and support among the university's more than 63,500 alumni.

Augusta University's recently established venture with Atlanta-based Wellstar Health System - Wellstar MCG Health - serves as the central clinical practice for faculty physicians and the primary clinical training site for medical students at the university's Medical College of Georgia. Through the partnership, Wellstar will invest nearly $800 million over the next 10 years in facilities and infrastructure, including more than $200 million allocated to the former Augusta University Medical Center, and capital for a new hospital, medical office building and ambulatory surgery center in Columbia County.

Guided by its 2022-2027 strategic plan, Creating a Legacy Like No Other , Augusta University seeks to grow enrollment to 16,000 students by 2030, achieve a Top 60 NIH funding ranking and R1 status by 2030, and obtain a Carnegie Community Engagement Classification by 2026.

The next president of Augusta University must exhibit exceptional leadership qualities, a strong dedication to the university's mission, vision, and values, as well as possess the experience, energy, stamina, and enthusiasm to enact a bold vision and lead a premiere research institution to even greater levels of achievement. For the complete search profile and list of qualifications, please visit https://augusta.edu/president/search.php or contact the search consultants at the email address listed below.

Confidential inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, application materials should be received no later than March 18, 2024. Candidates should provide a CV and a letter of application. Inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be sent electronically via email to the university's search consultants: Ann Yates, and Dinah DeWitt at dinah@buffkinbaker.com .

The University System of Georgia is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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