Head of School Search

On June 15, 2021, Kai Bynum, Hopkins Head of School since 2016, announced he will be leaving Hopkins at the conclusion of the 2021–2022 academic year. Vincent A. Calarco, President of Hopkins Committee of Trustees has announced that a search committee has been formed to name Hopkins' next distinguished leader.

Click here to read the announcement to the Hopkins community.

It is the intention of the Committee of Trustees that a new Head of School be named in time for a seamless transition of leadership to take place on July 1, 2022. The search committee, listed to the right, has begun its work, and is assisted by the nationally-recognized firm, Spencer Stuart.

In order to inform the Hopkins Community of the progress of the search and to assist candidates, this webpage will be updated frequently with documents and helpful information. Candidate nominations, comments and requests for information may be directed, in confidence, to hopkinshead@spencerstuart.com. Members of the Hopkins community can also contact the Search Committee Co-Chairs directly at SearchCommittee@hopkins.edu.

Search Committee

Committee Co-Chairs
Gwen E. Evans '84 
Aaron Sack '89, P'22, '24
Committee Members
Eleanor C. Babbitt '76
Vincent A. Calarco P'93, '96
Marvin Chun P'17, '20
Erin Johnson '04
L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy '96
Mark H. Lynch '62
Zehra Patwa P'17, '19
Carrie Shea P'22, Faculty Representative
Lisa Takoudes P'20, '22, '25

Search Consultant
Spencer Stuart