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Southern University System
Louisiana, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 12, 2021

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Executive, Chancellors & Presidents
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Full Time
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 Southern University System 


The Southern University System invites applications and nominations for the position of President-Chancellor of the only HBCU System in the country. Created in 1974 by Louisiana constitutional mandate, the System presently is comprised of five institutions: Southern University and A&M College Baton Rouge, Southern University at New Orleans, Southern University Shreveport, Southern University Law Center, and Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center.

With a vision of serving as a premier university system of choice for all students who seek exceptional educational opportunities, the mission of the Southern University System is to support, protect, and advance the unique missions of its member institutions by offering quality educational programs, innovative research, and community engagement opportunities that prepare students to become global leaders.

The successful candidate will serve as both President of the SU System and Chancellor of the SU Baton Rouge campus. The next President-Chancellor will have unique opportunities to sustain and elevate Southern University and more than 13,000 System students.

For additional information about the position, please review the search profile.

To assure full consideration, applications should be received by December 6, 2021. The search committee will continue to review applications until the next President-Chancellor is selected.

Applications must include the following documents:

  1. A letter of interest that addresses the qualifications and desired characteristics identified in the search profile;
  2. A comprehensive vita with experiences and credentials detailed in chronological order; and
  3. Five professional references with email addresses and telephone numbers. References will not be contacted without prior authorization from the candidate.

Application materials should be sent electronically (PDF format) to:



Dr. Rod McDavis

Managing Principal, AGB Search, 804.514.1982


Dr. Gwendolyn Boyd

Executive Search Consultant, AGB Search, 301.538.1019


Dr. Carlton E. Brown

Executive Search Consultant, AGB Search, 912.247.8661


Additional information about the Southern University System may be found at

Equal Opportunity Employment has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at the Southern University System, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, creed, gender identity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic by law. This policy applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. Questions or concerns should be referred to the Human Resources Office.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the U.S. and complete employment eligibility verification paperwork.

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