Director Search

Let Us Hear From You

We invite you to share your thoughts with us at any time during the search process by writing to:

Messages sent to this address will be compiled and shared with members of the Search Advisory Committee.

Open Meetings

Lab Community Meetings:

  • Monday, September 19, 6:30–8 p.m., Gordon Parks Assembly Hall
  • Wednesday, September 28, 9–10:30 a.m., Gordon Parks Assembly Hall
  • Monday, February 13, 5:30-7 p.m., Gordon Parks Assembly Hall

Lab Faculty Meeting:

  • Wednesday, September 27, 3:45–5 p.m., Gordon Parks Assembly Hall

Lab Faculty and Staff Meeting:

  • Tuesday, February 14, 4–5 p.m., Gordon Parks Arts Assembly Hall

Search Updates

Public updates regarding the director search will be posted here from time to time.

Position Description

Click the button for a PDF of the Director Position Description


To nominate someone for the position or to apply, please visit:

Search Advisory Committee

Sandra Bixby
Daniel Calleri
David Fithian
Douglas Grissom
Melina Hale
Christie Henry
Monica Hughson
Christopher Jones
David Kistenbroker
Sidney Lee, ’80
Peggy Lim
Elizabeth Luna
Elizabeth Parker
Cheryl Rudbeck
Rozalyn Torto
Jason Tyler, ’89
Stephanie Weber
Christopher Woods

Staff to the Committee

Geertrui Spaepen

Search Consultants

Isaacson, Miller

Sheryl Ash, Vice President
Ericka Miller, Vice President
Natalie Leonhard, Senior Associate

Consultant Bios

Search Timeline

Please note: these dates are approximate and subject to change.

Additional details will be added as they become available.

Fall 2017

Announcement of next Director for Lab

Transition period including community welcome

July 1, 2018

Start date for new Director (or earlier)