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Search Committee

Presidential Search Advisory Committee

A 15-member Presidential Search Advisory Committee has been appointed by the Board Rector and will be chaired by Jane Maddux, member of the Board of Visitors. The vice chair is Derek Taylor, Ph.D., Professor of English in the Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences.

The University-wide committee consists of six members of the Longwood University Board of Visitors, four faculty members, one staff member, one administrative and professional staff member, one student, one Alumni Board member, and one Foundation member.

The Board and the Presidential Search Advisory Committee are assisted by Dr. Stephen Portch, adviser to the Board on the presidential transition and search.


Jane S. Maddux, Chair
Longwood University Board of Visitors

Dr. Derek Taylor, Vice Chair
Professor of English

Dr. Cheryl L. Adkins '81
Professor of Management

Dr. Audrey Puckett Church
Associate Professor/Coordinator School
Library Media Program

Angela Covert
Administrative Assistant, Student Union
Staff Advisory Committee

Dr. Edward I. Gordon
Longwood University Board of Visitors

Paula King '90
Longwood University Foundation

Dr. Judi M. Lynch '87
Vice Rector, Longwood University Board of Visitors


Colleen McCrink Margiloff '97
Alumni Board President

Michelle Meadows
Associate AD for Student-Athlete Enhancement/SWA

Stephen L. Mobley '93
Longwood University Board of Visitors

Brian Reid
Vice President, Student Government Association

Ronald O. White
Longwood University Board of Visitors



Ex-Officio Members:

Marianne M. Radcliff '92, Rector
Longwood University Board of Visitors

Dr. Larissa Fergeson, Chair
Longwood University Faculty Senate
Associate Professor of History