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In December 2010 I informed the Davidson community that the Trustee Executive Committee had voted to examine the bylaw which establishes the qualifications to serve as President of Davidson College: The Trustees shall elect a President of the College who shall serve as the chief executive officer of the College. They shall elect only a person who is a loyal …Read More →
Over the course of Davidson College’s history, the Board of Trustees has periodically reviewed the college’s religious heritage, the college’s relationship to the Presbyterian Church, and the meaning that the college draws from that relationship. Most recently, questions about church-relatedness were important parts of the discussion during the 2010-11 presidential search. The Board of Trustees decided at that time to review this …Read More →
I write to update you on our presidential search. Over the past few months, in meetings with faculty, alumni, parents, and other constituents, the Presidential Search Committee has received good feedback and suggestions about the attributes we should seek in the college’s 18th president. In almost every meeting, people have asked about the presidential election bylaw, which states, “The Trustees …Read More →