American International College (AIC) seeks in its eleventh
President an experienced, strategic, and entrepreneurial leader to
build on the College’s strengths and mission, improving its
financial standing through new programs and initiatives resulting
in increased revenue generation.
Founded in 1885, AIC is a residential college located in the
heart of Springfield, MA. A learning community strongly committed
to access and student success, AIC’s 65 full-time and 156 adjunct
faculty offer a wide variety of educational programs to a highly
diverse student population of approximately 1,380 undergraduate and
1,240 graduate students. Academic programs include traditional
liberal arts majors, various specialties in business administration
and teacher education, and growing professional programs in
nursing, occupational therapy, and physical therapy.
American International College has flourished in the early 21st
century with dramatic growth in graduate and online enrollments,
the expansion of academic and athletic programs and facilities,
significant technological upgrades, and continued emphasis on
providing access and opportunity to a diverse student body.
Building on this positive momentum, AIC is committed to becoming
the leading regional private college of access, opportunity, and
diversity by emphasizing three niche areas:
- A diverse campus community located in an urban setting where
students are prepared at a higher functional level of cultural
literacy and sensibility;
- The strong connection between cocurricular experiences,
athletics, and academics; and
- Student centricity, cultural awareness and a strong liberal
arts foundation that ensures AIC graduates are successful in the
The President is the Chief Executive Officer of AIC, reporting
directly to the Board of Trustees. AIC’s next President will
elevate the College’s financial strength through new revenue
generation and academic program development, honor its commitment
to serving the underserved through ongoing attention to student
success, deepen a culture of caring and community where faculty,
staff and students know they are valued, and ensure that AIC
continues to transform the lives of students, their families, and
the communities in which they live and work.
To ensure full consideration, completed applications are
due by November 5, 2021. The search page, which includes
the Executive Search Profile and application and nomination links,
is located at https://rhperry.com/AICPresident.
RH Perry &
Associates, a national executive search firm, is
assisting American International College in this search. All
confidential communications may be directed to our search team: Mr.
Matthew Kilcoyne, Managing Partner, and Dr. Jean Scott, Senior
Consultant, at AICPresident@rhperry.com.