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October 09, 2017

Presidential Search Committee Releases Position Profile

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CHICAGO (October 9, 2017) – The committee that is leading the search for the 10th president of North Park University has published a guide to the position, describing both the University and the opportunity for prospective candidates. Anyone interested in reviewing and sharing the 12-page document is invited to download it from the North Park University website here.


“Our committee is pleased to move into the next phase of the search with the publication of this document,” said Owen R. Youngman, chair of the committee and a member of the University Board of Trustees. “We have incorporated ideas from a variety of sources in creating it, including the online survey that we conducted over the summer as well as meetings, conversations, letters, and emails.”


The committee has been receiving nominations for the position throughout the summer and will continue to do so through Monday, Oct. 16, at its dedicated email address, “In addition to many nominations and suggestions, we have been greatly encouraged by the prayer support we have received from the North Park community,” Youngman said.


The committee is being assisted by CarterBaldwin Executive Search of Atlanta. A list of the committee members and an explanation of the search process may be found at

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