Morehouse College seeks in its 12th President a world class leader ready to engineer and execute an ambitious strategic plan, optimize enrollment, lead a transformative capital campaign, and continue a rich legacy of producing academically superior, morally conscious, service-oriented leaders in a rapidly changing world.
Founded in 1867 as a private, residential, single-sex liberal arts college, Morehouse is renowned for its achievements in education and the impact of its graduates in business, science, the arts, religion, and education. For 150 years, it has stood at the vanguard of educating African American men in the United States and has had an outsized impact on higher education. Morehouse continues to incubate some of the world’s most recognizable influencers in entertainment, entrepreneurship, finance, healthcare, politics, social justice, and advocacy. With an operating budget of $101M and an endowment of $130M, it enrolls approximately 2,100 students.
This moment represents an extraordinary opportunity for a titan of academia, industry, or government to, as president, harness the enduring educational, cultural, and intrinsic assets of an institution revered by America and by the world. The new President will partner with a committed and resourceful Board of Trustees, expert faculty, facile administrators and staff, aspiring students, and active alumni in the work of guiding the College toward sustained excellence.
The next President will be an executive of inspired and creative leadership, tenaciously committed to preparing and graduating men of keen intelligence, unimpeachable character, and global perspective. The successful candidate will possess the ability and the enthusiasm to serve as a visible and inspiring advocate for Morehouse College and for the liberal arts. The President will be known for the demonstrated capacity to execute a strategic vision; a record of effective leadership and administrative management in challenging environments, including accomplishments in navigating complexity and change with financial acumen; and prodigious fundraising.
Monroe “Bud” Moseley is leading this search with Lionel Anderson.
Morehouse College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.