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Executive Searches

Central Washington University enrolls approximately 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students and employs about 1,800 full- and part-time faculty and staff at eight University Center and site locations throughout the state of Washington. With its robust focus on inclusivity and diversity, more than a third of students are people of color. CWU enrolls and graduates the largest percentage of Hispanic/Latino/a students of any public baccalaureate institution in the state. CWU is the only university in the state of Washington to have earned the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award in five of the past six years. The university also is one of only eight institutions nationally to earn a CASE Educational Fundraising Award for exemplary development programs in 2019.

CWU seeks the best and brightest candidates to fill senior academic and administrative leadership positions. Current searches and recent appointments are listed below.

University President

The Central Washington University Board of Trustees are conducting a search for the next President of Central Washington University. Current President James L. Gaudino has announced he will retire on July 31, 2021.

Details about the University President search

 

Vice President of University Advancement

The Vice President for University Advancement is responsible for providing strategic leadership in the design and implementation of capital development initiatives: comprehensive capital campaigns, college initiatives, and other institutional advancement programs, including alumni relations initiatives.

Details about the Vice President of University Advancement search

 

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For on-campus professional & student job opportunities, please visit careers.cwu.edu. For off-campus job postings, log into Wildcat Career Network.