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UNCG Chancellor Search will be “expanded confidential search”

Photo of aerial view of College AvenueWould the upcoming UNCG Chancellor Search be closed or open? Or would it be somewhere in between – what some may call a “hybrid”?

At the Jan. 21 Chancellor Search Committee meeting, the committee decided it would be an “expanded confidential search.”

Committee chair and Board of Trustees chair Susan Safran spoke about it at the Jan. 21 afternoon forums. While some may call this type of search a hybrid, the committee did not feel “hybrid search” was descriptive enough. Committee member Kelly Burke suggested the term “expanded confidential search.” The committee adopted that term to describe the upcoming search.

In an email to the campus community, Safran detailed what this means:

“This means that the candidates’ identities will be kept confidential throughout the process. However, when the search committee narrows the pool to semi-finalists, candidates will be introduced to selected small groups representing the key constituency groups of UNCG. Each group participant will be bound by the same confidentiality rules as the search committee members.”

The Chancellor Search Website will continue to be the definitive place for all information regarding the search, she noted. The web address is http://chancellorsearch.wp.uncg.edu/.

Also, feedback can still be provided to the search committee at http://chancellorsearch.wp.uncg.edu/feedback/.