Hope College Announces 14th President

Dear Members of the Hope Community, Earlier today, the Board of Trustees completed its special meeting to vote on the 14th president of Hope College. I am delighted to announce that Hope’s next president will be Mr. Matthew A. Scogin ’02, effective July 1, 2019. As a strategic thinker who has worked on the most important […]

November Presidential Search Update

I am delighted to provide you with an update on the search for the 14th President of Hope College. On Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3, the Presidential Search Committee interviewed eight semi-finalists. Again, we were impressed by the exceptional caliber of the candidates. Hope College is indeed blessed to attract the interest of […]

October Presidential Search Update

I am pleased to report that the search for the 14th president of the College is progressing to the semi-finalist interview phase. The dedication of the Search Committee continues to inspire me and the caliber of the candidates is remarkable. We greatly appreciate each person who has invested themselves in the search process, the candidates […]

The Search for the 14th President of Hope College

Hope College in Holland, Michigan announces a search for the College’s 14th President. Hope College seeks a president who will embody commitment to the mission, values and traditions of Hope; model Hope’s vision of leadership and service; engage Hope students, employees, alumni and supporters with great enthusiasm; and advance Hope’s commitment to “programs of recognized […]

Presidential Search Committee Update: May 4, 2018

Dear Campus Community: The Presidential Search Committee met Thursday, May 3. The committee approved the presidential search profile, and reviewed and approved plans for building the candidate pool. As we enter the next stage of the search process, we are encouraged by the college’s inspiring mission, equipped with a compelling profile and uplifted by a […]

Update from the Presidential Search Committee: April 2, 2018

Dear Campus Community, The Presidential Search Committee held its second meeting on Monday, March 26, 2018. The Committee began its morning with a curated history of the past presidents of the College presented by Dr. Jacob Nyenhuis, Interim Director of the VanRaalte Institute. The formal meeting opened with a devotional [1 Peter 4:10-11;1 Thessalonians 1:3] […]

Invitation to Presidential Search Campus Forums and Survey

On February 26 and 27, the Presidential Search Committee will host two campus forums to listen to the Hope community and learn what faculty, staff, students, administrators and trustees are looking for in the next president of Hope College.  Through these opportunities the committee will gather valuable input that will be used to draft a […]

Update from the Presidential Search Committee

Dear Hope College Community, The Presidential Search Committee held its launch meeting last week to commence the search for the next President to lead Hope College. We are very grateful for the men and women who have committed to serve on the Committee. The Committee members represent the many stakeholders in the Hope community. The […]