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Presidential search

Emporia State transforming lives through high-impact learning experiences since 1863

Emporia State Presidential Search

On Nov. 17, 2021, the Kansas Board of Regents approved a national search, led by consultant firm AGB Search.

The search process for university CEOs is handled by the Kansas Board of Regents. As the board announces progress, we will share that information with the campus community.

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Nomination + Application

Instructions on how to apply + how to nominate someone for the President position at Emporia State.

Nomination + Application

Presidential Search Position Profile

Explore position profile information and a snapshot of Emporia State University, its strategic plan, campus atmosphere and information about athletics.

Emporia State Stats



Only Public Institution in KS Named a College of Distinction


Highest Career Outcomes Rate On Record (4-yr avg.)


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Search Committee members

Meet the Emporia State President Search Committee members.

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Excellent Benefits

At ESU, we offer more than just insurance and retirement benefits; we offer services and tools to support the health, wealth, and education of you and your family.

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Emporia, Kansas

A progressive city that is home to entrepreneurs, outdoor enthusiasts and the ESU Hornets! There is always something to do in Emporia.

Our Hometown
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Emporia Schools

Emporia offers excellent k-12 schools in Teachertown, USA. USD 253 Mission: We build futures by preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s opportunities.  

Great Schools

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Search Communications

Find communications regarding the ESU President search.

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Emporia State is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factors which cannot be considered by law.