June 2021
Academic Search Partners with Millennium Leadership Initiative
On June 2, Vice President for Leadership Development and Senior Consultant Andrea Warren Hamos conducted a workshop for the 2020 and 2021 cohorts of the Millennium Leadership Initiative (MLI). A program of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), MLI was originally conceived by AASCU’s African-American presidents to ensure that the next generation of leaders in higher education reflects the diversity of our nation. For more than 20 years, MLI has reinforced the vital role that diversity plays in the institutional mission, assisting participants to advance in their careers and helping institutions diversify their executive leaderships. The workshop focused on helping MLI Protégés to prepare effectively for executive search, including understanding the complementary roles of the CV and cover letter, selecting and managing references, and interviewing tips.  
Podcast: Leaders on Leadership with Jay Lemons
In his latest episode, Jay talks with Dr. Scott Miller, President of Virginia Wesleyan University, who has served for 31 years in four college presidencies. Dr. Miller reflects on the characteristics that made him effective in those roles and led to opportunities for his institutions and those who served with him. He also shares the importance of life-long learning and taking advantage of leadership development programs like those offered by the American Academic Leadership Institute. 

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SENIOR CONSULTANT SPOTLIGHT
Senior Consultant Ginny Horvath, Ph.D., joined Academic Search in 2019 after she retired from serving as the President of the State University of New York at Fredonia. With more than 40 years of experience as a professor of English, dean, and vice president for academic affairs, she now enjoys working with colleges and universities as they search for the next leaders of their institutions. To date, she has joined Academic Search colleagues in guiding four presidential/chancellor searches, two vice presidential searches, and two dean searches. She is also engaged in the executive coaching practice of Academic Search and is training to be a certified ICF executive coach through the Center for Executive Coaching.