December 13: Board of Trustees resolution establishing Search Committee, its composition, powers, and duties, appointing Trustee Paul Farley as chair. Constituent groups are asked to nominate representatives by February 7, 2014.
February 14: Board of Trustees appoints members of Search Committee. Board begins the process of seeking a consulting firm to assist the search committee. Board designates Search Committee chair as spokesperson for the search process, while underscoring the importance of confidentiality. Board also directs creation of presidential search web site.
March 3: Request for Proposals from prospective search consulting firms is posted; proposals must be submitted by April 2.