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Presidential Search Updates

On November 10, 2023, Board of Trustees Chair Timothy J. Szerlong ’74 announced that W. Thomas Lawrence ’80 would chair the presidential search committee to identify the 21st president of Illinois Wesleyan University.

The University selected a search consultant and a 12-member search committee was named, which includes members of the Board of Trustees, faculty, staff and a student, in accordance with the University Bylaws.

The committee will share periodic updates that will be available on this site.

Nominations can be sent to our search consultant at and are due February 9.

Questions for the Search Committee can be directed to: 
Tom Lawrence