2018–19 Presidential Search


News and Updates

To: The Reed College Campus Community
Date: June 14, 2018

Presidential Search Forum at Reed Reunions 2018

On June 8, 2018, members of the committee conducting the search for the next president of Reed hosted an alumni forum seeking comments and ideas. You can watch a recording of the forum on Reed's YouTube channel and see pictures from the event on Reed's Smugmug account.  

Questions discussed during the forum are listed below:

  • What are Reed’s goals and opportunities in the next decade?
  • What are the qualifications and qualities of an ideal president?
  • How do we, the Reed community, contribute to the success of a new president?

Participating search committee members included the following:

  • Alex Martinez ’73 (Chair), Reed College Trustee
  • Konrad Alt ’81, Reed College Trustee
  • Peggy Noto ’75, Reed College Trustee
  • Dylan Rivera ’95, Reed College Trustee
  • Kimberly Clausing, Thormund A. Miller and Walter Mintz Professor of Economics
  • Sameer Khan, Associate Professor of Linguistics
  • Suzy Renn, Professor of Biology
  • Mary James, Dean for Institutional Diversity & A.A. Knowlton Professor of Physics
  • Alice Harra, Associate Dean of Students & Director of Center for Life Beyond Reed
  • Nikhita Airi, Student Senate President
  • Frank Gaunt, Assistant Student Body Treasurer