University of Sioux Falls | Presidential Search

Search Updates

Listed below, you will find the most recent updates from the USF Presidential Search Comittee.

January 31, 2017

USF Selects Dr. Brett Bradfield as Next University President

Following a rigorous, nationwide search, the University of Sioux Falls Board of Trustees announced on Tuesday that Dr. Brett Bradfield will become 23rd President of the Sioux Falls-based, Christian, liberal arts university.

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December 2, 2016

November 2016 USF Presidential Search Update

The Presidential Search Committee recently conducted telephone interviews with the leading presidential candidates in order to identify those most suitable for consideration by the Personnel Committee of the Board of Trustees. At this time, the Presidential Search Committee is pleased to inform you that we have identified a set of candidates to advance to the Personnel Committee for their consideration for the USF presidency.

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October 27, 2016

October 2016 USF Presidential Search Update

The Presidential Search Committee convened on October 12, 2016 to review the 60 candidates in our applicant pool. The focus of our meeting was to identify those candidates most qualified for the position. All committee members were actively involved in this process, and our deliberations were fluid, respectful, thoughtful, and very productive.

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September 6, 2016

September 2016 USF Presidential Search Update

Our national search for the 23rd President of the University of Sioux Falls successfully launched on July 1, 2016. I am pleased to share this effort has produced an applicant pool that is robust in stature and number. As our print and online advertising efforts remain in full swing, this distinguished pool continues to grow at an impressive rate. It is clear to me that this level of interest so early on in the search process speaks to the prominence of our institution, the strength of our mission, and the penetrating relevance of our Calling.

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June 30, 2016

USF Presidential Search Launches July 1

On April 28, 2016, Dr. Mark Benedetto announced his retirement after serving 20 years as the President of the University of Sioux Falls. I am honored to serve as Chair of the USF Presidential Search Committee, and I am excited to share with you the first of many updates on this process.

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