President Search

Cranbrook Educational Community announces the search for its ninth president. After eight years as president, Dominic DiMarco has announced that he will be retiring at the end of the academic year in June 2020. Please click here to read a letter to the Community from President DiMarco on his retirement and a letter from the Search Committee Co-Chairs Dr. Linda H. Gillum and Jamison Williams Faliski. A search committee has been formed, and Cranbrook has retained Isaacson, Miller to assist with identifying and recruiting candidates for President DiMarco’s successor. To apply for the position or submit a nomination, please click here.

Updates on the search process will be posted on this webpage as soon as they are available.

We would appreciate receiving your thoughts and suggestions regarding the Cranbrook president search and invite you to complete a brief survey offering your input. The survey will be available through the link below from Tuesday, October 15, 2019 through Friday, October 25, 2019. 

Your comments will be kept confidential and will be sent directly to the search firm. If you wish to share thoughts or suggestions beyond what is allowed in the survey, please feel free to contact the President’s Office directly at

Thank you for your participation as we move through this important process.

Begin Cranbrook President Search Survey

President’s Office Contact
248.645.3100 |

Media Contact
Eric Franchy, PR Manager
President’s Office
Cranbrook Educational Community
248.645.3162 |

Press Release
Cranbrook President Dominic DiMarco Announces Retirement
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Search Committee
Dr. Linda H. Gillum, Co-Chair
Jamison Williams Faliski, Co-Chair

Click here for the full list of Search Committee members