Search for Trent's Ninth President & Vice-Chancellor
The search for Trent University's ninth President and Vice-Chancellor is now underway. Throughout the search, updates will be posted to this site. Be sure to refresh your browser to check for news and updates.
About the Search
Trent's Board of Governors is responsible for appointing the next President and Vice-Chancellor of the University. This is one of the most important decisions affecting the future of the University that the Board will make in the coming year.
The Presidential Search Committee is responsible for recommending a candidate for the role of President and Vice-Chancellor to the Board of Governors. The Committee's work will be guided by the Board's Special Resolution III.2 Presidential Absence, Review and Search Policy. The search also builds on the foundation of the Presidential Mandate for 2024-29, developed through extensive consultation and approved by the Board in June 2023.
To help in the search, the Committee has engaged the services of Laverne Smith & Associates, a leading Canadian firm that has worked extensively with universities.
Nominate a Candidate
The Presidential Search Committee welcomes suggestions and recommendations for Trent's ninth President and Vice-Chancellor. Nominations, applications, and inquiries may be submitted in confidence to: TrentPresident@lavernesmith.com.
Questions about the search? Contact Brenda Blackburn, University Secretary at email@example.com.