President's Message

Thank you for visiting this Web site designed to support Wilmington College’s search for a new Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty. Everyone at Wilmington agrees that this appointment will be critical to the future success of our College, and I hope you will examine the information here and consider how you might help us. We welcome your submitting materials for candidacy or nominating strong candidates.

I believe this is a great opportunity for academic leadership. Having served in this position for the past four and a half years, I know both the challenges and possibilities awaiting our next VPAA and I stand ready to help in every way possible. Wilmington has a strong tradition of value-added education and I believe we are pointing towards a terrific future. By integrating the liberal arts with career preparation and Quaker values, Wilmington has created a distinctive and an enduring mission. I’m excited about the future of our College and look forward to working with our next academic vice president.

My belief in our mission and values continues to guide me as I work with our campus community to think boldly about our future. I hope to help create an environment of academic success for all of our students and look forward to being a partner to our new VPAA in that endeavor.


James M. Reynolds