Smithsonian board begins search for new CEO - New York News

Smithsonian board begins search for new CEO

Posted: Updated:

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Smithsonian's Board of Regents is beginning a search for the next CEO to lead the world's largest museum and research complex.

Smithsonian Secretary Wayne Clough has announced he will retire next year. The board has formed a search committee and hopes to have a new leader in place by summer or early fall of 2014 before Clough leaves.

Search committee Chairman John McCarter, the former president of Chicago's Field Museum, said Monday that the board is seeking someone with Clough's characteristics and will cast a wide net.

Clough joined the Smithsonian in 2008 after serving as president of Georgia Tech for 14 years.

Board member Shirley Ann Jackson, the president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, says the Smithsonian needs a person with a vision and who can raise money.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Follow Us!

  • Job ShopMore>>

  • 4/7 Field Service Technician (Chicago)

    4/7 Field Service Technician (Chicago)

    Monday, April 7 2014 1:00 AM EDT2014-04-07 05:00:16 GMT
    Spencer Technologies is seeking an ambitious experienced Field Service Technician to work with our retail customers to install and repair data lines and equipment.
    Spencer Technologies is seeking an ambitious experienced Field Service Technician to work with our retail customers to install and repair data lines and equipment.
  • 3/4 Web Content Copywriter (Northbrook)

    3/4 Web Content Copywriter (Northbrook)

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 1:00 AM EST2014-03-04 06:00:09 GMT
    OpticsPlanet, Inc. is looking for a management savvy Copywriter with exemplary editing and writing skills, and a passion for producing unique, intriguing content for our online stores.
    OpticsPlanet, Inc. is looking for a management savvy Copywriter with exemplary editing and writing skills, and a passion for producing unique, intriguing content for our online stores.
  • 3/3 Sales and Marketing Reps (Des Plaines)

    3/3 Sales and Marketing Reps (Des Plaines)

    Monday, March 3 2014 1:00 AM EST2014-03-03 06:00:09 GMT
    New World Marketing is a leader in the public service radio marketing industry. We are seeking fresh faces to train that bring outgoing, motivated, and positive personalities to the table.
    New World Marketing is a leader in the public service radio marketing industry. We are seeking fresh faces to train that bring outgoing, motivated, and positive personalities to the table.
  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Record stores survive and thrive in Brooklyn

    Record stores survive and thrive in Brooklyn

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:59:51 GMT
    When you hear about a place that still sells records, located in a hip neighborhood in the borough of Brooklyn, you enter that store with certain expectations. One of them being: you hope the guy behind the counter talks about music the way Cory Fierman does."I think it's just like the most important thing to you," he says. "I don't know how to describe it. It's the most important thing to me. It's like another language."Cory manages Greenpoint's Academy Records Annex, where they want you ...
    When you hear about a place that still sells records, located in a hip neighborhood in the borough of Brooklyn, you enter that store with certain expectations. One of them being: you hope the guy behind the counter talks about music the way Cory Fierman does."I think it's just like the most important thing to you," he says. "I don't know how to describe it. It's the most important thing to me. It's like another language."Cory manages Greenpoint's Academy Records Annex, where they want you ...
  • Queens Beer Week kicks off

    Queens Beer Week kicks off

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:19:20 GMT
    Queens wants to be known as New York City's beer capital. Queens Beer Week kicked off on Friday to celebrate the borough's crafty breweries and the more than 60 venues that serve their beer. Dan Bronson of Crescent and Vine in Astoria is the bearded brains behind the inaugural Queens Beer Week. He organized it all. The nine-day celebration of beers brewed in Queens.
    Queens wants to be known as New York City's beer capital. Queens Beer Week kicked off on Friday to celebrate the borough's crafty breweries and the more than 60 venues that serve their beer. Dan Bronson of Crescent and Vine in Astoria is the bearded brains behind the inaugural Queens Beer Week. He organized it all. The nine-day celebration of beers brewed in Queens.
  • Woman wanted for baby snatch attempt in custody

    Woman wanted for baby snatch attempt in custody

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:57 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:57:17 GMT
    Police have taken into custody the woman believed to have tried to push a stroller with a baby inside away from a nanny in Chelsea. Tara Anne McDonald, 46, was being evaluated at a hospital Friday night. The attempted kidnapping occurred on 8th Ave. and 17th St. at about 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, police said.
    Police have taken into custody the woman believed to have tried to push a stroller with a baby inside away from a nanny in Chelsea. Tara Anne McDonald, 46, was being evaluated at a hospital Friday night. The attempted kidnapping occurred on 8th Ave. and 17th St. at about 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, police said.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices