Walsh University, a Catholic University of Distinction, invites nominations and applications for the seventh president of the University. Sponsored by the Brothers of Christian Instruction, Walsh University is a private, Catholic, coeducational, comprehensive institution of higher education in North Canton, Ohio, enrolling nearly 3,000 students from 40 states and 34 countries in associate, undergraduate, graduate, doctorate and certificate programs.

The President of Walsh University must be Catholic. A doctorate or terminal degree is preferred; yet, the university welcomes applicants who have exceptional executive experiences that align well with the needs of the University, the desired qualifications, and the leadership agenda. Candidates with evidence of executive leadership in the academy, particularly within Catholic higher education, are encouraged to apply. Candidates should be conversant with the Catholic Intellectual Tradition and the principles of Catholic Social Teaching. An appreciation of the importance of a liberal arts education and interdisciplinary, problems-based learning in today's marketplace are essential. The University expects candidates to have demonstrated evidence of advocacy and commitment to diversity, inclusion, and social justice. All qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, age, or creed are encouraged to apply.

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The Board of Directors has determined that a confidential process is critical to ensure the widest possible range of candidates. Applications should contain the following: 1) a detailed letter of application addressing the issues, requirements, expectations, qualifications, and leadership agenda outlined in the search prospectus; 2) a current CV; and 3) a list of five professional references with contact information (phone, email) and an explanation of the candidate's working relationship with each. References will not be contacted without explicit permission from the candidate, and candidacy will remain confidential from application through appointment. Nominations and applications should be sent as an email attachment in Microsoft Word format to: For full consideration by the search committee, applications should be submitted by May 3, 2019.

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