Search for the 22nd President of Young Harris College
As Young Harris College enters its 131st year, it seeks an extraordinary leader to advance its founding mission: educate, inspire, and empower students through a comprehensive liberal arts experience that integrates mind, body, and spirit. Since 1886, Young Harris College has fulfilled this mission in many ways. Today, we stand ready to continue our pursuit of this worthy mission, and take our place among the nation’s best private liberal arts colleges.
The 22nd president must share this ambition, and possess the talent and experience to build a shared strategy to achieve it.
M. Brantley Barrow, ’74
Chair, Hardin Construction Company (retired) – Atlanta
Margaret R. Buker
Attorney, JWR Management Company; Senior Counsel, Siemens Corp. (retired) – Atlanta
William F. “Bill” Easterlin, III, ’75
CEO/President, Queensborough National Bank & Trust – Louisville
Dr. Don A. Harp, Jr., ’61
Pastor/Theologian-in-Residence, Candler School of Theology-Emory; Minister Emeritus, Peachtree Road United Methodist Church (retired) – Atlanta
Dr. Jennifer S. Hallett
Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Faculty Athletics Representative, Young Harris College – Young Harris (Faculty Representative)
W. Ron Hinson, ’76
EVP, CFO, Treasurer, Comptroller, Georgia Power Company – Atlanta
Henry M. “Hank” Huckaby, ’62
Chancellor, Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (retired) – Watkinsville
Wyck A. Knox, Jr.
Attorney, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP (retired) – Augusta
Charlotte S. McCloskey, ’64
Hall County School Systems (retired educator) – Big Canoe (Alumni Representative)
Kurt T. Momand, ’77
Vice President and Chartered Investment Counselor, Montag & Caldwell – Atlanta
Jerry W. Nix
Vice Chairman and CFO (Retired), Genuine Parts Company – Atlanta
Pam R. Rollins
Chair, Rollins Family Council – Atlanta
Dr. C. Brooks Seay
Vice President for Finance & Operations/CFO, Young Harris College – Young Harris (Administration/Staff Representative)
Teresa S. Kelley
Administrative Assistant, Office of the President, Assistant Secretary of the Board of Trustees, Young Harris College – Young Harris
March 16, 2017: President Cathy Cox announces her resignation
March 22, 2017: Search Committee formed
April 14, 2017: Witt/Kieffer is selected to lead nationwide presidential search.
May 16, 2017: Presidential search profile developed.
May 22, 2017: Dr. Brooks Seay selected to be installed as Interim President on July 1. Click here to view the press release.
- Conduct initial screening and develop candidate pool
- Create top list of candidates and begin interviews
- Recommend top candidate to Board of Trustees
- Board of Trustees selects and announces 22nd president of Young Harris College
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