January 2020 – Dr. Wesley R. Fugate will take office

October 28, 2019 – Wilson College Appoints Dr. Wesley R. Fugate as Next President

September – Candidate interviewed

July 15, 2019 – Dr. Richard Kneedler appointed as Interim President

mid-June to mid-August – Applications, inquiries and nominations submitted 

August 16, 2019 – Application deadline

May 21, 2019 – Academic Search meets with Search Committee to review and finalize Search Prospectus.

May 18, 2019 – Academic Search finalizes search process with Wilson College Board of Trustees.

May 9, 2019 – Wilson College Board of Trustees appoints an Ad Hoc Committee to assist in the search for an Interim-President to lead College through day to day activities until position is permanently filled.

May 2, 2019 – Academic Search representatives perform Pre-Search Assessment through on-campus conversations via forum-style meetings with faculty, staff, and students. First meeting of Search Committee occurs(May 3).

April 23, 2019 – Wilson College Board of Trustees finalizes appointment of Search Committee to work closely with Academic Search throughout the recruitment and vetting process.

April 17, 2019 – Wilson College Board of Trustees selects Academic Search to perform national search for next College President.

April 1, 2019 – Wilson College Board of Trustees establishes Ad Hoc Committee to select a national recruitment firm, specializing in higher education, to assist with the presidential search.

April 1, 2019 – Dr. Barbara K. Mistick to Step Down as Wilson College President