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Aug. 9, 2022

Northwest announces presidential search input sessions

Updated: Aug. 22, 2022

John Moore, the chair of Northwest Missouri State University’s Board of Regents and the University’s Presidential Search Committee has announced public sessions where individuals will have opportunities to provide input regarding the process.

The Board of Regents last month selected Anthem Executive, a Houston-based search firm to assist the institution with recruiting its next president. The search firm, in collaboration with a 15-member search committee of people representing various University stakeholder groups, is gathering input about the search and characteristics Northwest should seek in presidential candidates.

Anthem Executive will conduct a series of 50-minute sessions for Northwest students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members as well as members of the Northwest Leadership Team on Monday, Aug. 22, and Tuesday, Aug. 23, in the J.W. Jones Student Union Boardroom.

A complete schedule for the sessions is provided below. Individuals who cannot attend a session may submit their input via an online survey at The survey remains open until 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25. 

Monday, Aug. 22

  • 9 a.m. – Northwest staff
  • 10 a.m. – Community members
  • 11:15 a.m. – Northwest alumni (Click here to join the meeting via Zoom)
  • 1:30 p.m. – All Northwest stakeholders
  • 2:45 p.m. – Northwest faculty

Tuesday, August 23

  • 8:30 a.m. – Northwest faculty
  • 9:45 a.m. – All Northwest stakeholders
  • 11 a.m. – Northwest Leadership Team members
  • 12:30 p.m. – Northwest students

For more information about Northwest’s presidential search, visit


Dr. Mark Hornickel
Administration Building
Room 215