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The 11th President of North Central College

Join Us As We WELCOME The 11th President of North Central College

Presidential Announcement Event Video

Watch the moment as the 11th president of North Central College is announced and introduced in the Wentz Concert Hall (program starts at the 16:00 mark).

North Central College has completed the journey to identify the 11th president in its 162-year history. The College is a community of learners dedicated to preparing students to be curious, engaged, ethical, and purposeful citizens and leaders in local, national and global contexts.

This website will be updated regularly with the latest information regarding the search. Please direct all questions to presidentialsearch@noctrl.edu.

Meet the 11th President of North Central College

North Central College is proud to welcome Anita Thomas, Ph.D., our 11th president as well as the first woman and the first person of color to lead the College as president.

Dr. Anita Thomas, 11th president of North Central College

Presidential Search Prospectus

The Presidential Search Prospectus includes key information about North Central College and the attributes most highly desired in our new President.

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Search Committee

The Presidential Search Committee will be responsible for identifying final candidates for the presidency to be presented to the Board of Trustees. 

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Search Firm

The Presidential Search Committee has partnered with Storbeck Search, a leading search firm in higher education and nonprofit leadership with extensive experience recruiting for select liberal arts institutions like North Central College.

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Search Updates

The Presidential Search Committee will provide email updates to the campus community throughout the duration of the search for North Central's 11th president. All search updates will be saved on this website for easy access.

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Have Questions?

The Presidential Search Committee is committed to a rigorous and deliberative search process that leads to identifying a candidate to become North Central College's 11th President.

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