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Chestnut Hill College
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 18, 2021

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Executive, Chancellors & Presidents
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Full Time
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Chestnut Hill College (, a Roman Catholic, liberal arts institution sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph, is accepting nominations and applications for the position of President. The President of Chestnut Hill College as the Chief Executive Officer, is the primary liaison between the Board and the administration and is responsible for executing a strategic plan in alignment with the mission of the College. The next President must be an innovative and strategic leader capitalizing on the College’s accomplishments of the 30-year foundation built by the outgoing President. With intellectual and marketing vision and a demonstrated knowledge of the highly competitive liberal arts college market in the North East, the President will advance the College to new levels of excellence.

Chestnut Hill College, located at the northwestern edge of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was founded in 1924 by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Philadelphia as a college for women. The College went co-educational in 1980 for all graduate programs and in 2003 for all undergraduate programs.

The successful candidate must possess an earned doctorate or equivalent terminal degree; demonstrate a record of successful leadership in an institution of higher education or non-profit;  hold an appreciation and respect for the Sisters of Saint Joseph, their Mission and Core Values; exhibit a deep understanding of the issues facing higher education in general, and Catholic higher education in particular; and support and value Catholic education.  Visit for a detailed search Prospectus.

Chestnut Hill College is being assisted by the partners of Hyatt-Fennell. 

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Submit nominations and applications via email to Cheryl Hyatt or Robert Head at Applications should be submitted prior to October 4, 2021 to receive full consideration.  All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.

Chestnut Hill College is an equal opportunity employer.





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