On October 8, 2017, Elon University’s Board of Trustees elected Connie Ledoux Book, provost of The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, and former Elon University faculty member and administrative leader, to be the university’s ninth president. She begins service as Elon’s ninth president on March 1, 2018. Get full details on President-elect Book at: www.elon.edu/presidentbook
Elon University is one of the great success stories in American higher education, achieving remarkable progress under the dynamic leadership of President Leo M. Lambert. Following his announcement on February 13, 2017, that he will be concluding his presidency after more than 18 years of service, the Board of Trustees launched a search for Elon’s ninth president with high aspirations. Elon’s next leader will join an academic community with a powerful trajectory, setting ever-higher standards as the premier student-centered, engaged learning environment.