The President shall be qualified as a director of the Corporation. He shall be a person of
recognized leadership, academic, spiritual and administrative abilities.
Whenever there is a vacancy in the office of President, or if it is apparent that the office of
President will become vacant in the near future, the Chairman of the Board of Regents shall
appoint a Search Committee which shall have the status of a special committee. The Search
Committee shall consult with the Executive Director of Discipleship Ministries of the IPHC and
the Executive Committee of the IPHC Council of Bishops. The Committee shall also meet with
representatives of the University faculty and University student body. The Committee shall
prepare a list of persons to be considered and accept applications for the position of University
President. The General Superintendent of the IPHC shall be given an opportunity to offer advice
and add to the list of names. The Search Committee shall seek information as to each nominee
and may conduct personal interviews if desired. The Search Committee shall screen applicants
and nominees with the privilege of adding to the list at any time. As soon as practicable, the
Search Committee shall select one or more nominees to be presented to the Board of Regents.
The Board of Regents, in consultation with the Church Institutions Board and the Executive
Committee of the IPHC Council of Bishops, shall elect the University President.
Policy Revised: Fall 2014