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March 8, 2021


Goldfarb Community


 Bob Cannon, BJC Group President


Gene Kahn, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College Board Chair


Goldfarb School of Nursing President Search: Now Accepting Inquires, Nominations and Applications

On behalf of the Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College’s President Search Committee, we want to update you regarding our collective effort to identify the College’s next president. At the beginning of this process, we committed to having open and engaging interactions with the College community, including faculty, staff, students, Board members alumni, other stakeholders and friends. 

With help from our search firm consultants, Jonathan Fortescue and Laurel Duggan, from Park Square Executive Search, we have completed forums, mini-group and one-on-one listening sessions to identify the skills and experiences the Goldfarb Community wants in its next president. With that, we are pleased to announce that the President Search Committee has determined the qualities that are essential for the ideal leader of Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College and invite nominations and applications for the position.   

  • Review position description here   

If you know of an experienced leader you believe may qualify as a candidate, please to not hesitate to contact Jonathan Fortescue, at [email protected], with your nomination. We value your engagement and any names and information you provide will be handled confidentially.  

Applications are invited. If you are interested in applying, please submit materials electronically to [email protected]

  • For instructions on how to apply click here

We appreciate everyone who participated in these in-depth discussions. Your thoughtful feedback helped lay the groundwork for the development of the priorities and position description we share today.  And we offer our thanks again to the President Search Committee team members for your time, contributions and commitment. Your hard work is crucial to our success! 


Bob Cannon and Gene Kahn 

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