Oscar C. Page joined AGB Search in 2010 as one of the firm's first executive search consultants. He has successfully completed searches for more than 80 presidential, provost, chief executive officer, and dean positions. He also serves as a consultant to boards of trustees and presidents for supporting presidential transitions.

Representative Executive Searches

  • Delaware Valley University - Vice President for Finance and Administration
  • Franklin College of Indiana - Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 
  • Nazareth College of Rochester - President 
  • William Jewell College - President and the Vice President for Academic Affairs

Experience and Honors

Dr. Page became the 14th President of Austin College in 1994. As President Emeritus, he served as Interim Vice President for Institutional Advancement in 2009-2010. In 2010, he was named as a Presidential Fellow at the Winter Park Institute. Previously, Dr. Page served as President of Austin Peay State University, as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Lander University, as Dean of the College at Wesleyan College, and was a member of the history faculties of the Universities of Georgia and Western Kentucky. 

Dr. Page has served on numerus boards including the Association of Texas Colleges and Universities, the Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas, the Council of Presidents of the Alliance for Higher Education, the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities, the Institute for the International Education of Students. He chaired the Criteria and Review Committee as a member of the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and chaired over 35 special or reaffirmation committees for the Commission on Colleges. He also served as President of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.

In addition, Dr. Page has served on national commissions including the Presidents’ Council and the Division III Management Council for the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the American Council on Education’s Commission on Women in Higher Education. He received the Chief Executive Officer Leadership Award in 2006 from District IV of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.


  • Bachelor's degree from Western Kentucky University
  • M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Kentucky