Selection Criteria

Participants will be selected for the Institute by a committee which includes Former Presidents and Chancellors, members of the AGB Search Board of Directors, and AGB Search Leaders.  Selection criteria focus on the applicant’s professional experience in higher education or a related field that demonstrates increasing levels of responsibility.  Current/recent experience as a provost/vice president for academic affairs, dean, C-level administrator, or similar role is preferred.  Candidates also must possess:

  • Demonstrated achievements with initiatives or projects within administrative areas of responsibility
  • Interest in and commitment to addressing current issues and challenges in higher education leadership and governance
  • Support from at least five (5) references that attest to the individual’s readiness and promise to serve as a college or university president

Institute Fee

The fee includes attendance at all sessions of the Institute, as well as hotel accommodations for the two symposia and the AGB National Conference.  Participants will pay for their own travel to New York, Washington, D.C., and Orlando. If the institutions where participants are employed are members of AGB, there will be a five percent discount on the registration fee.

Application Form

The class of 2019 has been selected. The application process for 2020 will open in the Fall of 2019.