Presidential Search


The Board of Trustees of Park University invites nominations and applications for its 18th president who will continue Park’s mission of transforming lives through accessible, student-centered, quality higher education. Park University seeks an accomplished, engaging leader who will anticipate trends and opportunities in higher education and be innovative and inspirational in setting a bold agenda for Park’s future.

Since 1875, Park University has provided a high quality, inclusive, liberal arts education on its historic flagship campus on the bluffs of the Missouri River in Parkville, Mo., but Park is much more than that. With a second residential campus in Gilbert, Ariz., 39 other campuses in 21 states and globally online, Park is a national leader in distance and online education. Park is a trailblazer in educating members of the U.S. military, and we are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion across our network of campuses.

Click here to view a comprehensive prospectus about this opportunity and to learn more about Park University. Click here to watch a video about working in the Greater Kansas City, Mo., area.

The University is no longer seeking new applications for this position.

Confidential inquires and referrals may be directed to Dr. Roger Dusing, Chief Human Resources Officer,

Search Committee

Vince Clark
Chair, Board of Trustees

Robert Bucker, D.M.A

Roger Dusing, Ph.D.

Lisa Hickok

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Richard Keller

Jim Lawrence
Legal Counsel

Jack MacLennan, Ph.D.

William Perry, ‘67, Ph.D.

Jeanette Prenger, `09
Trustee, Search Committee Chair

Nuno Primo, ’21

Jacqueline Snyder, Ed.D.


About Park
Impact Report 2019-2020
Kansas City
Parkville, MO

Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.