Presidential Search

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Clark College Embarks on the Search for a new President

The Clark College Board of Trustees has announced the search is underway for the next President of Clark College. Robert K. Knight announced his retirement in January 2019, effective July 15th. The board would like to extend its deep appreciation for President Knight’s 15 years of dedicated and exemplary service to the college.

The appointment of Clark College’s next president will shape the college’s future for years to come and the board is fully committed to conducting an equitable, inclusive and transparent national search.

Contact Information

For questions or comments regarding the Presidential Search process, please email

For questions from interested candidates regarding the application process or confidential inquiries, please contact:

Preston Pulliams
Gold Hill Associates
1065 Stigger Road
Jackson, Mississippi 39209

phone: 503-704-3425


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