News & Updates

Check back regularly for updates and announcements related to the presidential search.

Choi Auditorium
December 12, 2019

We write with an update from the Presidential Search Committee, following our weekend conducting second-round interviews with our four candidates. (One candidate had to withdraw from the search for personal reasons.)

November 13, 2019

The latest update on the status of the search from the co-chairs of the Presidential Search Committee (PSC) ...

Thorne Hall on campus
November 1, 2019

Student members of the Presidential Search Committee to host An Evening on the Presidential Search tonight (11/1).

Thorne Hall on Oxy's campus
November 1, 2019

The Presidential Search Committee (PSC) came together in mid-October to discuss the pool of active candidates under consideration for the position.

September 17, 2019

The presidential search committee had its first meeting of the 2019 fall semester on Wednesday September 11, in which we got our first look at how the candidate pool is shaping up.

Choi Auditorium
September 4, 2019

Trustee Carl Ballton ’69 replaces search committee member, Hector De La Torre ’89 P’20, who has resigned, with regret, from the PSC.

Oxy's campus to the west
July 12, 2019

We are writing to update the Occidental community on the progress of the search for Oxy's 16th president.

Thorne Hall on Oxy's campus
May 29, 2019

In order to identify the best possible candidates for the presidency of Occidental College, we welcome your nominations.

May 28, 2019

Isaacson, Miller is a national executive search firm devoted to recruiting exceptional leaders for mission-driven organizations.

Choi Auditorium
May 3, 2019

The Presidential Search Committee (PSC) held its first meeting on Monday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Cushman Board Room. All committee members, save one, were present, with five members joining via conference call.