The first meeting of the UCF Presidential Search Committee will take place Monday, Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Fairwinds Alumni Center on the UCF campus.

UCF Board of Trustees Chairman Marcos Marchena will provide the search committee its charge and outline the committee’s responsibilities. Committee Chairman David Walsh, a UCF Trustee, will provide the committee updates about the process and lead discussions about next steps.

The search committee meeting is open to the public and will be broadcast live at the UCF Presidential Search website:

After leading the university for nearly 26 years, President John C. Hitt announced he will retire, effective June 30, 2018.

UCF is committed to conducting a comprehensive, transparent and inclusive search. Please visit the website for updates and more information.