The Search for Erskine’s Sixteenth President

Thank you for your interest in the presidential search at Erskine College and Theological Seminary.  We hope these documents and video provide you with a full understanding of Erskine’s mission and its role in Christian higher education, as well as the key qualities and characteristics we seek in its next leader.

For 175 years, Christian higher education has been an integral part of the mission of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. Erskine’s calling is to be an authentically Christian academic community dedicated to glorifying God by equipping students to flourish as whole persons for lives of service and leadership in the church and the world.  This focus on excellence in teaching, learning, and service is why families have been loyal to Erskine for generations.

We encourage you to review the Opportunity Profile, watch the video, and to explore the Erskine College and Seminary websites.

If your gifts and experience qualify you as a candidate, we invite you to review the Process of Candidacy section of the Opportunity Profile and follow the instructions provided.  The email address for candidate submission is   If you have questions, please contact the office of Tommy Thomas, Laura Coverstone, and Ed Poff (615-261-4623), the SIMA International consultants who are leading this search.

You may send an email to to submit candidate nominations to the Presidential Search Committee directly.

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