WSU Presidential Search

About the Search

The Washington State University Board of Regents is pleased to announce the launch of a collaborative search for the university’s 12th president and chief executive.

While the ultimate selection of Washington State University’s next president will be made by the Board of Regents, active participation, input, and feedback will be sought from the broader WSU community throughout the process.

Once the successful candidate is named, the university’s new president will start in July 2025.

Search Advisory Committee

The Presidential Search Advisory Committee will be chaired by Jenette Ramos, current Vice Chair of the Board of Regents. The 25-person committee will include representation from the Board of Regents, university leadership, faculty, staff, alumni, and donors in addition to five at-large positions.

Process & Timeline

The search process will begin in April 2024 and include ample opportunities for community feedback.

Search Guidelines

The search will center on equity and be conducted in a professional, efficient, and timely manner.

Search FAQs

The Board of Regents is pleased to offer answers to some of the university community’s most pressing questions.