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MORAVIAN COLLEGE Presidential Search

The MORAVIAN COLLEGE Joint Board of Trustees has launched a search for MORAVIAN’s 16th president, to succeed Dr. Christopher M. Thomforde when he retires in July, 2013.  A presidential search committee has been appointed, chaired by David Bennett, vice chair of the Joint Board.  Greenwood/Asher and Associates, an executive search firm specializing in higher education, will assist by facilitating this search.  Updates will be posted throughout the search process.  Please visit this site often for up-to-date information.


Recent Update

December 20, 2012

Bryon L. Grigsby ’90 Named 16th President of Moravian College

Chief Academic Officer at Shenandoah University chosen to lead College and Seminary

Bethlehem, Pa., December 20, 2012 —Bryon L. Grigsby, senior vice president and vice president for academic affairs at Shenandoah University, has been named the 16th president of Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary.  Grigsby is a 1990 graduate of Moravian College.

The announcement was made by Lyn Trodahl Chynoweth, chair of Moravian’s Joint Board of Trustees. Grigsby will assume the presidency in July 2013. He succeeds Christopher M. Thomforde, who will depart Moravian in July after serving seven years as president of the College and Seminary.

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