The Presidential Search at Radford University
The Radford University Board of Visitors has launched a national search for the institution’s seventh president. The new leader will succeed President Penelope W. Kyle, who is retiring June 30, 2016 after 11 years of service as Radford University president.
The Radford University Board of Visitors has appointed members to serve on the Presidential Search Committee to assist the Board in identifying the next president. The committee is a diverse group of Board members, faculty, administrators and students who share the commitment of finding the best qualified person to serve in this most important position. The Board has contracted with Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. to coordinate the search process.
Information about the position, Radford University and the surrounding community can be found within this site. This site is also designed to keep the campus community informed on the search process. Please check in frequently for updates and announcements from the Presidential Search Committee.
Presidential Search News
Radford University Presidential Transition Committee co-chairs Alethea “A.J.” Robinson and Mary Ann Hovis ’65 announced today the appointment of members to the Committee.
The Radford University Board of Visitors announced today the selection of Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., as Radford University's 7th president, beginning July 1, 2016 when he will succeed Penelope W. Kyle, J.D. who is retiring after 11 years of service as Radford University’s president.
Rector of the Radford University Board of Visitors Anthony R. Bedell announced today the establishment of the Presidential Transition Committee to plan key activities to ensure a smooth and effective transition for the next president of Radford University and to recognize the accomplishments of Penelope W. Kyle, Radford University's sixth president.