Bowdoin's 15th President

Bowdoin College is currently conducting a comprehensive search for a new leader to succeed Barry Mills as president. Mills, who has served as president of the College since 2001, announced in April that he will step down in June 2015 at the conclusion of the 2014-15 academic year. An eighteen-member search committee comprising trustees, faculty, alumni, students, and staff is led by Trustee Jes Staley ’79 and assisted by the nationally recognized search firm of Isaacson, Miller.


The Search Committee welcomes nominations and applications for the position of president. All submissions will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

Submit a nomination through Isaacson, Miller

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