Presidential Searches

Updates on the Status of Presidential Searches at Salt Lake Community College, Dixie State University, & Snow College

Presidential searches are the most important responsibility carried out by the Board of Regents, in consultation with the institution’s Board of Trustees.

The search for a new president of an institution within the Utah System of Higher Education can take 8-12 months to complete. What follows is a general overview of the search process. We will provide more specific time frames and dates as they become available.

Salt Lake Community College

11/15/13 – Regents authorize appointment of search committee and name Dr. Deneece Huftalin as interim president.

12/11/13 – Search committee members named.

The search committee convenes public constituent meetings, approves position description, and calls for nominations and applications.

The search committee screens candidate applications and conducts interviews.

The search committee deliberates and forwards a list of recommended finalists to the Board of Regents.

The names of finalists are publicly announced.

Finalists meet with campus constituent representatives.

The Board of Regents interviews, selects, and announces the new president.

Dixie State University

11/15/13 – Regents authorize appointment of search committee.
President Stephen Nadauld will remain in office until his replacement is named.

12/13/13 – Search committee members named.

1/30/14 – 2/12/14 – The search committee convenes public constituent meetings, approves position description, and calls for nominations and applications.

Currently – The search committee screens candidate applications and conducts interviews.

The search committee deliberates and forwards a list of recommended finalists to the Board of Regents.

The names of finalists are publicly announced.

Finalists meet with campus constituent representatives.

The Board of Regents interviews, selects, and announces the new president.

Snow College

12/5/13 – Regents name Gary Carlston as interim president.