President American University in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria


The Presidential Search Committee of the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG) invites applications and nominations of candidates for its search for President. The first American-style, English language, liberal arts educational institution in Eastern Europe, AUBG is the highest-quality liberal arts university in Eastern Europe. The University ranks first in the professional fields of administration and management, political science, and public communications and information sciences and ranks second in economics and informatics and computer science.

The Opportunity

Reporting directly to the Board of Trustees, the President is the Chief Executive Officer of the American University in Bulgaria. This is an exceptional role for an inspiring visionary leader to bring about change and growth, while building upon the institution’s successful past and strong traditions. Serving as a highly visible member of the Bulgarian community, the President will galvanize support among all university constituencies to set a course for AUBG’s future. S/He will possess a demonstrated record of scholarly accomplishments and knowledge of higher education, as well as a deep interest in European and/or international education systems. Promoting a culture of innovation, the next President will apply multicultural sensitivity, business savvy, fundraising prowess, and a strategic mindset to further enhance AUBG’s academic quality, increase student admissions, maintain high retention, and heighten fundraising support for the institution.

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Past searches and placements for American University in Bulgaria

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