UOG Announces Presidential Search

UOG Announces Presidential Search

UOG Announces Presidential Search


The Board of Regents (BOR) of the University of Guam seeks nominations and applications for the position of president. After 10 highly successful years at the helm, President Robert Underwood has announced his retirement, effective June 30, 2018.

UOG seeks an accomplished, innovative leader who will build on the University’s “Good to Great” initiative, implementing a progressive and evolving strategy for excellence and growth.


A position profile for UOG President and a job announcement are available for download at:

The University of Guam Presidential Search Committee (UOG PSC) will begin reviewing and evaluating applications as they are received and will continue to accept and review credentials until the position is filled. To ensure fullest consideration, candidates are advised to submit their materials by, April 27, 2018.

Dr. Richard A. Wueste, of AGB Search, is assisting with the search process. Nominators and prospective candidates may contact Dr. Wueste at richard.wueste@agbsearch.com or at 540-431-5131.

The BOR appointed the UOG PSC to coordinate the search for the new University President. The UOG PSC consists of eight members and is chaired by William Leon Guerrero, who served as a past Chairperson for the BOR. Other members of the committee include: Elizabeth Gayle, Chairperson, BOR; Elvin Chiang, Treasurer, BOR; Antoinette Sanford, Immediate Past Chairperson, BOR; Christopher Felix, Member, BOR; Dr. Kate Moots, President, UOG Faculty Senate; Annie Fay Camacho, President, UOG Student Government Association; and Sophia Chu, General Manager, Hyatt Regency Guam.

AGB Search was founded by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) in 2010 and is the only firm that specializes in all aspects of executive search exclusively for higher education institutions.