Presidential Search

President Maria Klawe announced to the board and the Harvey Mudd College community in May 2021 that she would not seek renewal of her contract once her current term ends on June 30, 2023. The Harvey Mudd College Board of Trustees will begin the search for the sixth president of the College during the Fall 2021 semester. Additional details and information about the search will be made available on this page.

Presidential Search Announcements

Nominations Now Sought

We invite you to nominate specific individuals for the presidency of the College and have established a mailbox to facilitate the collection of nominations. If you would like to make a nomination or provide input to the search committee, please write to  If you do make a nomination, please include some context as to why you think this individual would be an interesting prospect for us.

Tentative Search Timeline

The tentative search timeline is available as a PDF file. Please keep in mind that this schedule is subject to change.