Kentucky - Frontier University President

Posted By: Lisa Recke Career Center,

Frontier Nursing University (FNU) and its Board of Directors are searching for a dynamic, forward-thinking leader to succeed current President Susan Stone who plans to retire this year.

The next president will build on the momentum established during President Stone's 22-year tenure.

The next president must be visionary, collaborative, bring a track record of established leadership and be prepared to enthusiastically represent FNU and its mission.

Originally located in Hyden, KY and now located in Versailles, KY, FNU was founded in 1939 as the Frontier Graduate School of Midwifery. FNU has since grown to become one of the largest not for profit universities in the United States for advanced nursing and midwifery education.

The next President must be a proven strategic thinker who will provide vision and collaborate with all campus constituents, including the Board of Directors using a shared governance model.

Requirements include an earned doctoral degree in nursing or a related health field (PhD, JD, DNSc, DNP, or EdD. Candidates must be currently certified as a nurse-midwife (CNM) and possess an earned Master of Science In Nursing (MSN) from a program accredited by the ACME.

Possess a working knowledge base of all nursing programs offered at FNU including nurse-midwifery, family practice, psychiatric-mental health and women's health care. Applicants should have experience implementing collaborative DE&I programs as they will shepherd FNU as a leader in diversity initiatives.

The President must commit to living in Versailles, KY and becoming an active community participant.

Additional information about the opportunities and challenges, desired attributes, and more information about FNU can be found in the leadership prospectus. AGB Search is pleased to assist FNU with this leadership search. For best consideration, applications should be submitted by June 27, 2023.

Application materials (Word or PDF) should be sent to: