P. O. Box 159
Kolonia, Pohnpei 96941
Federated States of Micronesia
Phone: (691) 320-2480 Fax: (691) 320-2479 E-Mail:

COM-FSM Presidential Search | Deadline May 31st

The Presidential Search Committee continues to welcome applications from those who wish to be considered for the position of President of COM-FSM. Full details can be found at The deadline is May 31st 2020, midnight (Pohnpei, Kosrae); 11pm (Yap, Chuuk). Initial screening will take place during June with interviews currently scheduled to take place this summer.

In March, the Presidential Search Committee and Office of Institutional Effectiveness surveyed the COM-FSM community to understand what people consider to be the most important challenges COM-FSM is facing and what the next President should prioritize. 450 people participated in the survey, including 179 students from all six campuses across the four States.  Thank you to all who took the time to participate in the survey – we truly appreciate your opinions.











Figure 1: Presidential Search 2020 survey respondents selected three challenges facing COM-FSM which they believe are most important









Figure 2: Most important challenges facing COM-FSM, by stakeholder group

Other comments to the Presidential Search Committee included:

We are delighted to announce that Ritchie Valencia, (Business Office, National Campus) was randomly selected as the lucky winner of $202.3 raffle prize – congratulations!