Search Committee begins candidate screening
The Citadel's Presidential Search Committee has entered the third phase of its work - screening candidates for the next president of The Military College of South Carolina.
"We're very excited about the nominations and applications we have received and we are looking forward to move ahead in this process," said William B. Sansom, Class of 1964, chairman of the search committee.
The Presidential Search Committee was appointed to find a replacement for Maj. Gen. John S. Grinalds. The 18th president of The Citadel, Grinalds announced in January that he will step down Aug. 1, concluding an eight-year tenure that started during the college's tumultuous beginnings with coeducation.
Recruiting for a president got under way in March. The search committee will screen all the applications and select semi-finalists for interviews and three to five finalists for Board of Visitors consideration. To date approximately 40 applications and recommendations have been received.
During the screening phase, the search committee will:
Citadel Presidential Search Committee hopes to hire a president this summer.