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Aug. 21, 2022

Presidential search input sessions this week, online survey available

In conjunction with public sessions at Northwest Missouri State University for institutional stakeholders to provide input regarding its presidential search process, the University also has opened a survey for stakeholders who are unable to attend sessions.

The survey is available at and remains open until 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25. 

The Board of Regents is partnering with 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.

Monday, Aug. 22

  • 9 a.m. – Northwest staff
  • 10 a.m. – Community members
  • 11:15 a.m. – Northwest alumni (Zoom link available)
  • 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