Exceptional Search Services

AGB Search works with public and private colleges and universities, university systems, and related associations and foundations. We serve clients with student enrollments from under 500 to more than 90,000, and with budgets of less than $20 million to more than $1.5 billion.

We offer an array of services to ensure a customized and comprehensive approach to each search:

Executive Search

AGB Search is a national leader in higher education executive search. We leverage our expertise and relationships in the industry to find highly qualified, diverse candidates for each position.

Interim Search

AGB Search is higher education’s most trusted source for highly qualified interim Cabinet-level leaders. We are flexible in adapting to your needs and processes, and we can accommodate any timetable.


A partnership with CUPA-HR, our ExecComp service assists boards and presidents in determining fair, competitive levels of compensation for top leadership positions.

Executive Coaching

AGB Search Executive Coaching Service provides customized, one-on-one coaching within an established framework focused on measurable progress.

Leadership Development for Aspiring Presidents

The AGB Institute for Leadership & Governance in Higher Education offers exceptional training, resources and mentorship to select participants who aspire to institutional presidencies.

Presidential Transition Support

AGB Search offers up to one year of strategic transition support for newly appointed Presidents to help prepare the appointee to assume office and integrate successfully.

Anti-Bias Training

AGB Search conducts anti-bias workshops to build capacity and fluency in thinking about, talking about, and acting towards equity and inclusion.

Behavioral and Cognitive Assessment

AGB Search offers behavioral assessment and cognitive assessment tools to gauge motivating drives in the workplace and cognitive abilities.