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With the higher education industry transforming at a rapid pace, institutional leaders must have the vision and knowledge to lead in the 21st century. AGB Search understands the challenges leaders face and offers a range of learning and development resources.


Most higher education institutions, at some point, find themselves in need of a seasoned leader who can step in temporarily to maintain continuity during a full search. Below, Joseph Johnston, Ph.D., head of AGB Search’s Interim Search Practice, provides insights about the process and benefits of appointing an interim leader.

When should an institution hire an interim leader?

In most instances, an...

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“Authentic leadership is no easy effort, but the endless challenges facing higher education necessitate leaders who are willing to show up, listen, engage, strive for solutions, and own their results and their consequences.”

Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D.
President & CEO
St. Louis University