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Presidential Search

Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited and should be submitted via email to WNEPresident@wittkieffer.com. For fullest consideration, application materials (including a letter of application and a curriculum vitae/resume) should be received by February 14, 2020. Candidate confidentiality will be respected and references will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates.

Material that must be mailed may be sent to:

Western New England University
c/o WittKieffer
Attention: Lucy A. Leske, Sheila Murphy, and Veena Abraham, J.D.
2015 Spring Road, Suite 510
Oak Brook, IL 60523

President Leadership Profile

  • President Leadership Profile

    Western New England University (WNE) is a visionary leader for quality and innovation in higher education. A private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919 with an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,800 students, including nearly 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered by 237 full-time and 109 part-time faculty through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and a School of Law. The low student-to-faculty ratio allows for faculty to work closely with the students in class, labs, and guided research. The University offers a myriad of experiential learning opportunities, including field experiences, student teaching, engineering design projects, and internships at a network of more than 1,000 companies and organizations. In addition, the welcoming campus climate offers students many community activities, leadership opportunities, and athletics.

    Leadership Profile

Our Incredible First Century

Inside the Presidential Search

  • New: Campus Survey

    The search committee would like to hear from the campus community! This is another chance to let the committee know what you think is important in the search for the next president of Western New England University.

    Take The Survey

  • Updates

    The Presidential Seach Committee will keep members of the campus community up to date throughout the search process.

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