Search for the Principal of Brown College at Monroe Hill

October 30, 2007

Oct. 30, 2007 — Brown Residential College at Monroe Hill invites applications from current faculty members for the position of principal of the college, with appointment effective July 1, 2008. As the college's sixth principal, the successful applicant will carry forward the successful Brown College programs and will have some freedom to shape the residential college according to his/her vision of an ideal center for living and learning.

As the chief administrator for the college, the principal and his/her family are expected to reside in historic Monroe Hill House, to eat meals regularly with the students in a reserved section of Newcomb Dining Hall and to contribute in various ways to realizing the main goals of the residential college: faculty-student interaction and the integration of intellectual and social activities for both students and faculty. The principal is expected to set the tone of the college and carry out a number of specific administrative duties.

The term of appointment is three years, with potential reappointment for an additional two years. The appointment is a 12-month, 0.5 FTE appointment, thus providing for a percentage of release time from the principal’s primary department and for salary during the summer months. There is also a partial subvention of the Monroe House rental cost.

Applications and nominations should be sent by Nov. 19 to the chair of the Brown College search committee, c/o Ms. Wynne Stuart, Associate Provost for Academic Support and Classroom Management, P.O. Box 400308, Charlottesville, VA 22903. Applications should include a letter of interest citing relevant experience and potential contributions, current curriculum vitae and the names of three references.