AGB SEARCH ANNOUNCES RECENT LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 16, 2022 – AGB Search, a national leader in higher education executive search, is pleased to announce the following recent appointments:

Christian Brothers Conference (CBC) has announced the appointment of Tom Southard as its first executive director. Southard is currently the chief operating officer at the Conference of Major Superiors of Men. Read more.

Eastern University has named Christa Lee-Chuvala as its interim dean of business and leadership. Lee-Chuvala has been a member of the Eastern community since 2017 and currently serves as the faculty chair of the Leadership Fellows Program.

Gonzaga University has appointed Sacha E. Kopp as its new provost. Kopp currently serves as the senior vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). Read more.

Monroe Community College announces the appointment of Robin Cole, Jr., as vice president, economic and workforce development and career technical education. Cole is currently the dean of business and technologies at Southwest Tennessee Community College.

North Dakota State College of Science has appointed Rod Flanigan as its 10th president. Flanigan currently serves as the dean of business and technology at Cochise College and will begin his tenure at NDSCS by July 1. Read more.

Pittsburg State University has selected Daniel Shipp as its 10th president. Shipp serves as vice chancellor for strategic initiatives and associate to the chancellor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Read more.

Pratt Institute has announced the appointment of Donna Heiland as its new provost, effective April 18. Heiland had been serving as interim provost, and previously served as vice provost for academic affairs. Read more.

Trinity College has announced the appointment of Matthew S. Hyde as the dean of admissions and financial aid. Hyde currently serves at Lafayette College as assistant vice president for enrollment management and dean of admissions. Read more.

The University of Colorado has announced the appointment of Jamie Mager as director of gift planning/philanthropic advisor for the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, to begin on May 17. Mager joins the university from her current role as senior director of estate and gift planning for the American Cancer Society.

The University of Nebraska at Kearney has appointed Kristen Majocha as senior vice chancellor for academic affairs beginning July 1. Majocha currently serves as dean of education and liberal arts and the dean of social sciences and human services at California University of Pennsylvania. Read more.

The University of Portland has appointed Robert Kelly as its 21st president. Kelly becomes the first lay president and first African American to lead the university in its 121-year history. Read more.

The University of South Carolina has appointed Donna K. Arnett as its new executive vice president for academic affairs and provost beginning August 1. Arnett is currently the dean of the College of Public Health at University of Kentucky. Read more.

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About AGB Search
AGB Search, based in Washington, D.C., specializes in providing tailored services, including permanent search, interim search, and compensation evaluation, to higher education institutions. Founded by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) in 2010, the firm has a unique understanding of the qualifications critical for effective higher education leadership. The firm has conducted more than 1,000 searches at institutions ranging from small, private colleges to large public institutions and research universities. www.agbsearch.com.

AGB SEARCH ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP SEARCHES

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 6, 2022 – Higher education executive search leader AGB Search announces its newest administrative and academic searches with deadlines in May and June:

George Mason University, located in Arlington, Va., invites applications for the assistant dean for strategic communications and marketing in the university’s Antonin Scalia Law School. Principal Concetta Stewart and Executive Search Consultant Joy Yablonsky are leading the search. Applications are due by May 27; see the Position Profile for more information.

Lamar Institute of Technology, based in Beaumont, Texas, invites applications and nominations for the position of president. Principal Kim Bobby and Executive Search Consultant Wayne Wormley are leading the search. Applications are due June 13; see the Position Profile for more information.

Mayville State University, located in Mayville, N.D., welcomes expressions of interest for the position of vice president for academic affairs (VPAA). Executive Search Consultants James McCormick and Janice Fitzgerald are leading the search. Applications are due May 20; see the Position Profile for more information.

Mayville State University is also accepting materials and expressions of interest for the position of vice president for business affairs (VPBA). Executive Search Consultants Larry Ladd and Fred Moore are leading the search. Applications are due June 3; see the Position Profile for more information.

The University of Colorado, located in Boulder, Colo., invites nominations and applications for the position of department head and senior director of gift planning and gift administration. Principal Kimberly Templeton, Executive Search Consultants Mark Jones and James Lanier, Jr., and Executive Search Associate Andrew Bowen are leading the search. Materials will be accepted until the position is filled; see the Position Profile for more information.

The University of Iowa, based in Iowa City, Iowa, announces the search for the next vice president for legal affairs and general counsel. Principal Kimberly Templeton and Executive Search Consultant Beverly Warren are leading the search. Applications are due May 27; see the Position Profile for more information.

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About AGB Search
AGB Search, based in Washington, D.C., specializes in providing tailored services, including permanent search, interim search, and compensation evaluation, to higher education institutions. Founded by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) in 2010, the firm has a unique understanding of the qualifications critical for effective higher education leadership. The firm has conducted more than 1,000 searches at institutions ranging from small, private colleges to large public institutions and research universities. www.agbsearch.com.

AGB SEARCH ANNOUNCES RECENT LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 20, 2022 – AGB Search, a national leader in higher education executive search, is pleased to announce the following recent appointments:

Augsburg University has named Paula O’Loughlin as its provost and senior vice president. O’Loughlin has served as provost and dean of faculty at Coe College since 2016. Read more.

Bethel University announces the appointment of Paul McGinnis as its next vice president of marketing and enrollment. McGinnis has more than 25 years of leadership in finance, higher education and technology. Read more.

Bethel University also announces the appointment of Miranda Powers as its inaugural vice president of student experience. Powers has provided service and support to Bethel in other leadership roles over nearly 20 years. Read more.

Calvin University has appointed Wiebe Boer as its 11th president. Previously, Boer has served as the inaugural CEO of Shell-All On, a $200 million Nigerian off-grid energy impact investing and market accelerator company. Read more.

Central College has announced the appointment of Karen Tumlinson as its vice president for finance and administration. Tumlinson is currently the division director of finance and operations for the University of North Texas. Read more.

Grand View University has appointed Rachelle Keck as its 14th president. An Iowa native, Keck currently serves as president of Briar Cliff University. Read more.

Rockhurst University has appointed Sandra Cassady as its 15th president. Cassady will make history as the first female and first lay president of this Catholic and Jesuit university. Read more.

Saint Anselm College has announced the appointment of Sheila Liotta as the next vice president of academic affairs. Liotta has served as founding dean of the School of Arts & Sciences at Providence College since 2009. Read more.

Sam Houston State University has appointed Emily A. Roper as the dean of the College of Health Sciences. Roper has served as interim dean of the college since August 2021. Read more.

The University of The Bahamas has announced the appointment of Erik Rolland as its next president. Rolland has served in a variety of leadership roles at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and is their current dean of the College of Business Administration. Read more.

Wells College has announced the appointment of Susan Henking as vice president of academic and student affairs. Henking has served for over 25 years in the Department of Religious Studies at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Read more.

Western Colorado University has announced the appointment of William “Brad” Baca as their 14th president. Baca is currently the executive vice president and COO of the university. Read more.

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About AGB Search
AGB Search, based in Washington, D.C., specializes in providing tailored services, including permanent search, interim search, and compensation evaluation, to higher education institutions. Founded by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) in 2010, the firm has a unique understanding of the qualifications critical for effective higher education leadership. The firm has conducted more than 1,000 searches at institutions ranging from small, private colleges to large public institutions and research universities. www.agbsearch.com.

AGB SEARCH ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP SEARCHES

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 6, 2022 – Higher education executive search leader AGB Search announces its newest administrative and academic searches with deadlines in April and May:

Administrative Leadership Searches

Emporia State University, located in Emporia, Kan., invites nominations and applications for the position of president. Managing Principal Rod McDavis and Executive Search Consultants Beverly Warren and Richard Wueste are leading the search. Applications are due by May 12; see the Position Profile for more information.

Huston-Tillotson University, based in Austin, Texas, announces the search for the next president of the university. Executive Search Consultants Gwendolyn Boyd and Carlton Brown are leading the search. Applications are due May 13; see the Position Profile for more information.

The International Institute for Restorative Practices, based in Bethlehem, Pa., seeks an innovative, visionary, caring leader to serve as its next president. Executive Search Consultant Richard Wueste is leading the search. Applications are due by May 13; see the Position Profile for more information.

Louisiana State University, located in Baton Rouge, La., seeks a dynamic person to serve as vice president of inclusion, civil rights and Title IX. Principal Kim Bobby and Executive Search Consultant Carlton Brown are leading the search. Applications are due by May 6; see the Position Profile for more information.

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD), based in Tempe, Ariz., welcomes applications and nominations for the position of general counsel. Principal Kimberly Templeton, Executive Search Consultant Carlos Hernández, and Associate Anne Hoffman are leading the search. Applications are due by May 9; see the Position Profile for more information.

Yale University, based in New Haven, Conn., welcomes expressions of interest for its next executive director (ED) of the Internal Audit Department. Principals Monica Burton and Peggy Plympton and Executive Search Associate Andrew Bowen are leading the search. Applications are due by April 15; see the Position Profile for more information.

Academic Leadership Searches

Benedict College, located in Columbia, S.C., seeks a strategic leader and executive to serve as its next dean of the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. Principal Kim Bobby and Executive Search Consultant Ellen Meyer are leading the search. Applications are due by April 28; see the Position Profile for more information.

California State University, Los Angeles, invites applications and nominations for its next dean of the College of Arts & Letters. Principals Monica Burton and Concetta Stewart are leading the search. Applications are due April 30; see the Position Profile for more information.

Claflin University, located in Orangeburg, S.C., seeks a dynamic, transformational visionary as its dean of the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. Executive Search Consultants Gwendolyn Boyd and Wayne Wormley are leading the search. Applications are due April 29; see the Position Profile for more information.

Loyola University New Orleans welcomes expressions of interest for its dean of Libraries. Executive Search Consultants Gwendolyn Boyd and Wayne Wormley are leading the search. Applications are due April 24; see the Position Profile for more information.

The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) invites applications and nominations for director of nursing education. Executive Search Consultants James McCormick and Janice Fitzgerald are leading the search. Applications are due April 29; see the Position Profile for more information.

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About AGB Search
AGB Search, based in Washington, D.C., specializes in providing tailored services, including permanent search, interim search, and compensation evaluation, to higher education institutions. Founded by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) in 2010, the firm has a unique understanding of the qualifications critical for effective higher education leadership. The firm has conducted more than 1,000 searches at institutions ranging from small, private colleges to large public institutions and research universities. www.agbsearch.com.

AGB SEARCH ANNOUNCES RECENT LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 16, 2022 – AGB Search, a national leader in higher education executive search, is pleased to announce the following recent appointments:

Canisius College has named Steve K. Stoute as its 25th president. Stoute currently serves as vice president for strategic initiatives at DePaul University. Read more.

Cornell University has announced the appointment of Ben Furnas as executive director of The 2030 Project: A Cornell Climate Initiative. Furnas is an alumnus of Cornell University’s class of 2006. Read more.

Durham Technical Community College has selected Kara Battle as its chief academic officer. Battle has served in several other roles with the college before serving as the interim chief academic officer since April 2021. Read more.

Durham Technical Community College has appointed Abraham Dones as its new vice president and chief student services officer. Dones currently serves as the registrar and assistant dean of admissions, registrations and records for the college. Read more.

Eastern Kentucky University has selected Thomas M. Martin as its next dean of the College of Business. Martin currently holds joint appointments at EKU as associate provost for research and executive director of the Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship & Technology (CEDET). Read more.

La Salle University has appointed Daniel J. Allen as its 30th president. Allen is currently senior vice president for advancement and external relations at DePaul University. Read more.

Liturgical Press has announced the appointment of Therese Ratliff as its director. Ratliff currently serves as publisher of the books and devotionals division for Bayard, Inc. Read more.

North Dakota State University has selected David Cook as the university’s 15th president. Cook currently serves as vice chancellor for public affairs and economic development at the University of Kansas. Read more.

Southern University System has selected Dennis Shields as the president of the system and chancellor of Southern University and A&M College. Shields has served as chancellor of University of Wisconsin-Platteville since 2010. Read more.

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About AGB Search
AGB Search, based in Washington, D.C., specializes in providing tailored services, including permanent search, interim search, and compensation evaluation, to higher education institutions. Founded by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) in 2010, the firm has a unique understanding of the qualifications critical for effective higher education leadership. The firm has conducted more than 950 searches at institutions ranging from small, private colleges to large public institutions and research universities. www.agbsearch.com.

AGB SEARCH ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP SEARCHES

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 7, 2022 – Higher education executive search leader AGB Search announces its newest administrative and academic searches with deadlines in March and April:

Administrative Leadership Searches

Albizu University, based in San Juan, Puerto Rico, with campuses in Miami and Mayagüez, welcomes expressions of interest for its next president. Executive Search Consultants Richard Wueste and Fred Moore are leading the search. Applications are due by March 25; see the Position Profile for more information.

Blackburn College, located in Carlinville, Ill., invites applications and nominations for its next vice president for administration and finance (VPAF). Executive Search Consultant Larry Ladd is leading the search. Applications are due by April 15; see the Position Profile for more information.

Boise State University, based in Boise, Idaho, seeks its next vice president of research and economic development (VPRED). Principal Kimberly Templeton, Executive Search Consultant Nancy Targett and Executive Search Associate Lynn DellaPietra are leading the search. Applications are due by March 25; see the Position Profile for more information.

Chicago State University, located in Chicago, seeks a collaborative and visionary leader to serve as vice president for enrollment management (VPEM). Executive Search Consultants Alan Crist, Gwendolyn Boyd and Jean Kim are leading the search. Applications are due March 25; see the Position Profile for more information.

Colorado State University, located in Fort Collins, Colo., seeks an outstanding leader to serve as its next vice president for the division of university operations and chief financial officer (VPDUO/CFO). Principals Monica Burton and Peggy Plympton and Executive Search Associate Andrew Bowen are leading the search. Applications are due by April 8; see the Position Profile for more information.

Columbia Theological Seminary, located in Decatur, Ga., announces its search for the institution’s 11th president. Executive Search Consultants Loren Anderson and Shannon McCambridge are leading the search. Applications are due by April 1; see the Position Profile for more information.

Delaware Valley University, based in Doylestown, Pa., invites nominations and applications for its vice president for finance and administration (VPFA). Principal Peggy Plympton and Executive Search Consultant Oscar Page are leading the search. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled; see the Position Profile for more information.

Emmanuel College, located in Boston, announces the search for its 13th president. Associate Managing Principal Melissa Trotta, Principal Monica Burton and Executive Search Associate Andrew Bowen are leading the search. Applications are due by April 8; see the Position Profile for more information.

Fresno Pacific University, based in Fresno, Calif., invites nominations and applications for the position of president. Executive Search Consultants Richard Wueste and Julie Staggs are leading the search. Applications are due by April 1; see the Position Profile for more information.

Gonzaga University, located in Spokane, Wash., seeks a creative human resources strategist for its vice president and chief human resources officer (VP/CHRO). Executive Search Consultants Alan Crist and Jean Kim are leading the search. Applications are due by April 4; see the Position Profile for more information.

Hamline University, located in St. Paul, Minn., seeks a strategic financial and business leader for its next vice president for finance and administration (VPFA). Executive Search Consultants Larry Ladd and Julie Staggs are leading the search. Applications are due by March 28; see the Position Profile for more information.

Minnesota State University, based in St. Paul, Minn., announces the search for its next chief audit officer. Executive Search Consultants Julie Staggs and Larry Ladd are leading the search. Applications are due by March 18; see the Position Profile for more information.

Northern Kentucky University, located in Highland Heights, Ky., is launching the search for its next vice president for administration and finance/chief financial officer (VPAF/CFO). Principals Peggy Plympton and Monica Burton and Executive Search Associate Anne Hoffman are leading the search. Applications are due by April 8; see the Position Profile for more information.

Point Park University, based in Pittsburgh, Pa., welcomes applications and nominations for its next general counsel. Principal Kim Bobby and Executive Search Consultant Loren are leading the search. Applications are due by April 25; see the Position Profile for more information.

Texas Woman’s University, located in Denton, Texas, seeks nominations and applications for its next vice president for marketing and communication. Executive Search Consultants Ellen Meyer and Thomas Kowalik are leading the search. Applications are due by April 13; see the Position Profile for more information.

Academic Leadership Searches

Benedict College, based in Columbia, S.C., seeks a strategic leader and executive to serve as its next dean of the School of Education, Health and Human Services. Executive Search Consultants Gwendolyn Boyd and Wayne Wormley are leading the search. Applications are due by March 14; see the Position Profile for more information.

Chicago State University seeks an experienced leader for its next dean of the College of Arts & Sciences. Executive Search Consultants Ellen Meyer and Wayne Wormley are leading the search. Applications are due April 1; see the Position Profile for more information.

Lebanon Valley College, located in Annville, Pa., seeks a founding chair for the college’s newly implemented nursing program. Executive Search Consultants Richard Wueste and Joy Yablonsky are leading the search. Applications are due April 1; see the Position Profile for more information.

Marist College, based in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., seeks a visionary dean for the college’s School of Management. Principal Concetta Stewart and Executive Search Consultant Nancy Targett are leading the search. Applications are due March 28; see the Position Profile for more information.

Misericordia University, located Dallas, Pa., invites applications and nominations for dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Executive Search Consultants Fred Moore and Melinda Leonardo are leading the search. Applications are due April 8; see the Position Profile for more information.

Misericordia University also invites expressions of interest for dean of the College of Business. Executive Search Consultants Fred Moore and Melinda Leonardo are leading the search. Applications are due March 23; see the Position Profile for more information.

Missouri State University, based in Springfield, Mo., invites applications and nominations for the position of executive vice president (EVP) and provost. Executive Search Consultants James McCormick and Janice Fitzgerald are leading the search. Applications are due March 23; see the Position Profile for more information.

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About AGB Search
AGB Search, based in Washington, D.C., specializes in providing tailored services, including permanent search, interim search, and compensation evaluation, to higher education institutions. Founded by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) in 2010, the firm has a unique understanding of the qualifications critical for effective higher education leadership. The firm has conducted more than 950 searches at institutions ranging from small, private colleges to large public institutions and research universities. www.agbsearch.com.

AGB SEARCH ANNOUNCES RECENT LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 21, 2022 – AGB Search, a national leader in higher education executive search, is pleased to announce the following recent appointments:

California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) has appointed Richard Yao as its fourth president. Yao had served as the interim president of CSUCI since January 2021. Read more.

Cleveland State University has selected Richard Schoephoerster as the new dean of the Washkewicz College of Engineering. Schoephoerster was previously dean of the College of Engineering at the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. Read more.

Durham Technical Community College has announced the appointment of Jerry Jones as the director of the Center for Workforce Engagement. Prior to his appointment, Jones served as director of career services and workforce development at Pitt Community College. Read more.

Durham Technical Community College has appointed Susan Bowen as its new vice president and chief campus operations officer. Bowen was recently associate vice president for information technology and chief information officer at the University of Scranton. Read more.

The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) has selected Marie Garvin as its chief financial officer. Previously, Garvin served as chief financial officer for Food & Water Watch, a national advocacy organization. Read more.

SUNY-Erie Community College (ECC) has appointed David Balkin as its twelfth president. Balkin was formerly the chancellor of the South Bend-Elkhart campus of Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana. Read more.

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign announced the appointment of Shari Mickey-Boggs as senior associate chancellor for human resources. Mickey-Boggs currently serves as chief human resources officer and secretary to the board of trustees for Wright State University. Read more.

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About AGB Search
AGB Search, based in Washington, D.C., specializes in providing tailored services, including permanent search, interim search, and compensation evaluation, to higher education institutions. Founded by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) in 2010, the firm has a unique understanding of the qualifications critical for effective higher education leadership. The firm has conducted more than 950 searches at institutions ranging from small, private colleges to large public institutions and research universities. www.agbsearch.com.

AGB SEARCH ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP SEARCHES

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 9, 2022 – Higher education executive search leader AGB Search announces its newest administrative and academic searches with deadlines in February and March:

Administrative Leadership Searches

Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®), located in Cleveland, Ohio, seeks a visionary, innovative and collaborative leader as its next president. Executive Search Consultants Richard Wueste and Jeanne Foster Jacobs are leading the search. Applications are due by March 4; see the Position Profile for more information.

Pittsburg State University, located in Pittsburg, Kan., invites nominations and applications for the position of president. Executive Search Consultants James McCormick and Janice Fitzgerald are leading the search. Applications are due by February 18; see the Position Profile for more information.

The University of Colorado System, based in Boulder, Colo., seeks nominations and applications for three advancement positions: director of gift planning/philanthropic advisor for the Anschutz Medical Campus; director of gift planning for the Boulder campus; and associate director of gift planning for the Colorado Springs campus. Principal Kimberly Templeton; Executive Search Consultants James Lanier, Jr., and Mark Jones; and Executive Search Associate Andrew Bowen are leading the search. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the positions are filled; see the Position Profile for more information.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison, based in Madison, Wisc., seeks nominations and applications for the position of Chancellor. Managing Principal Rod McDavis and Executive Search Consultants Sally Mason and Garry Owens are leading the search. Applications are due by March 11; see the Position Profile for more information.

Academic Leadership Searches

Boise State University, based in Boise, Idaho, seeks a strategic leader as its next vice president for research and economic development (VPRED). Principal Kimberly Templeton, Executive Search Consultant Nancy Targett and Executive Search Associate Lynn DellaPietra are leading the search. Applications are due by March 25; see the Position Profile for more information.

Monroe Community College (MCC), based in Rochester, N.Y., announces its national search for vice president, economic and workforce development and career technical education. Executive Search Consultants Thomas Kowalik and Jeanne Foster Jacobs are leading the search. Applications are due March 11; see the Position Profile for more information.

The University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK), located in Kearney, Neb., invites applications and nominations for the position of dean of the library. Principal Concetta Stewart and Executive Search Associate Anne Hoffman are leading the search. Applications are due March 25; see the Position Profile for more information.

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About AGB Search
AGB Search, based in Washington, D.C., specializes in providing tailored services, including permanent search, interim search, and compensation evaluation, to higher education institutions. Founded by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) in 2010, the firm has a unique understanding of the qualifications critical for effective higher education leadership. The firm has conducted more than 950 searches at institutions ranging from small, private colleges to large public institutions and research universities. www.agbsearch.com.

AGB SEARCH ANNOUNCES RECENT LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 21, 2022 – AGB Search, a national leader in higher education executive search, is pleased to announce the following recent appointments:

Columbus State University has appointed Wanda Ebright as the new dean of the College of the Arts. Ebright is currently serving as associate dean and director of graduate studies at Winthrop University, South Carolina. Read more.

Eastern Kentucky University has selected Mercy Cannon as their next dean of the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences. Cannon is currently chair of the Department of Languages and Literature at Austin Peay State University (APSU). Read more.

Marian University in Fond du Lac, Wisc., has selected Daisy Halvorson as the next vice president for finance and administration. Halvorson was most recently the vice president for finance and administration at Presentation College in Aberdeen, S.D.

Texas Woman’s University has appointed Mary Sauceda as the new associate vice president for enrollment management. Sauceda will join Texas Woman’s in February 2022 from Metropolitan State University. Read more.

The University of Minnesota has selected Quinn Gaalswyk as its new chief auditor. Gaalswyk has supported a broad range of responsibilities at the University of Minnesota’s Office of Internal Audit for the last 14 years. Read more.

The University of Montana has appointed Pardis Mahdavi as its next provost and executive vice president. Mahdavi currently serves as dean of social sciences at Arizona State University and will assume her new role in summer 2022. Read more.

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About AGB Search
AGB Search, based in Washington, D.C., specializes in providing tailored services, including permanent search, interim search, and compensation evaluation, to higher education institutions. Founded by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) in 2010, the firm has a unique understanding of the qualifications critical for effective higher education leadership. The firm has conducted more than 950 searches at institutions ranging from small, private colleges to large public institutions and research universities. www.agbsearch.com.

AGB SEARCH ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP SEARCHES

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 12, 2022 – Higher education executive search leader AGB Search announces its newest administrative and academic searches with deadlines in January, February and March:

Administrative Leadership Searches

The Christian Brothers Conference (Lasallian Region of North America) invites applications for its new executive director. Executive Search Consultants Loren Anderson and Shannon McCambridge are leading the search. Applications are due by February 4; see the Position Profile for more information.

Northampton Community College (NCC), located in Bethlehem, Pa., announces the search for the institution’s fifth president. Executive Search Consultants Jeanne Foster Jacobs and Thomas Kowalik are leading the search. Applications are due by February 18; see the Position Profile for more information.

Ohio University (OHIO), based in Athens, Ohio, seeks nominations and applications for the vice president of finance and administration and chief financial officer (VPFA-CFO). Principals Monica Burton and Peggy Plympton and Executive Search Associate Andrew Bowen are leading the search. Applications are due by February 18; see the Position Profile for more information.

Point Park University, based in Pittsburgh, Pa., is launching a national search for its vice president for university advancement (VPUA). Principal Kim Bobby and Executive Search Consultant Loren Anderson are leading the search. Applications are due by March 1; see the Position Profile for more information.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, located in Omaha, Neb., invites applications and nominations for the position of vice chancellor for business, finance and business development (VCBFBD). Principal Kimberly Templeton, Executive Search Consultant Larry Ladd and Executive Search Associate Anne Hoffman are leading the search. Applications are due by January 17; see the Position Profile for more information.

The University of New England (UNE), based in Biddeford, Maine, welcomes applications and nominations for the position of associate vice president of accounting, reporting and treasury (AVPART). Principals Peggy Plympton and Monica Burton are leading the search. Applications are due by February 11; see the Position Profile for more information.

The University of Portland, a Catholic comprehensive university located in Portland, Ore., seeks its next president. Executive Search Consultants Shannon McCambridge and Jamie Ferrare are leading the search. Applications are due by February 16; see the Position Profile for more information.

West Virginia State University, located in Institute, W.V., seeks its next president. Executive Search Consultants Gwendolyn Boyd and Wayne Wormley are leading the search. Applications are due by February 11; see the Position Profile for more information.

Academic Leadership Searches

Eastern University, based in St. Davids, Pa., is seeking a new dean for its College of Business and Leadership (CBL). Executive Search Consultants Alan Crist and Wayne Wormley are leading the search. Applications are due January 31; see the Position Profile for more information.

Eastern Kentucky University, located in Richmond, Ky., is pleased to announce its search for the next dean of the College of Health Sciences (CHS). Executive Search Consultants Joy Yablonsky and Thomas Kowalik are leading the search. Applications are due February 4; see the Position Profile for more information.

Pratt Institute, based in Brooklyn, N.Y., invites applications and nominations for its next provost. Principal Concetta Stewart and Executive Search Consultant Ellen Meyer are leading the search. Applications are due by February 4; see the Position Profile for more information.

Southern Connecticut State University, located in New Haven, Conn., is seeking applicants for the position of dean of the School of Business. Executive Search Consultant Robert Holyer is leading the search. Applications are due February 14; see the Position Profile for more information.

The University of Montana, based in Missoula, Mont., invites nominations and applications for the position of dean of the College of Humanities & Sciences (H&S). Principal Concetta Stewart is leading the search. Applications are due by February 4; see the Position Profile for more information.

The University of Montana is seeking candidates for the position of dean of the Blewett School of Law. Principal Kimberly Templeton and Executive Search Consultant Richard Wueste are leading the search. Applications are due by February 18; see the Position Profile for more information.

The University of Nebraska Kearney, located in Kearney, Neb., invites applications and nominations for the position of senior vice chancellor for academic affairs (SVCAA). Managing Principal Rod McDavis, Principals Kimberly Templeton and Kim Bobby and Executive Search Associate Anne Hoffman are leading the search. Applications are due February 18; see the Position Profile for more information.

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About AGB Search

AGB Search, based in Washington, D.C., specializes in providing tailored services, including permanent search, interim search, and compensation evaluation, to higher education institutions. Founded by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) in 2010, the firm has a unique understanding of the qualifications critical for effective higher education leadership. The firm has conducted more than 950 searches at institutions ranging from small, private colleges to large public institutions and research universities. www.agbsearch.com.

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