Keeping Up with AGB Search

Welcome to In Brief. We’ll keep you up to date on AGB Search news and share our recent articles on higher education hiring trends.

Rod McDavis
Managing Principal 

Leader, Listener, Liaison: How Presidents Can Foster Trust in Academic Communities

The AGB Institute for Leadership & Governance in Higher Education brings together top education leaders to share their insider knowledge and skills, in order to prepare future higher education leaders for the challenges of growth and change. In the latest Lead & Govern Blog, Drs. David Rosowsky and Jason Lane discuss going beyond simply recognizing that change in higher education needs to happen, and understanding how presidents can shepherd change.
JUST ANNOUNCED: Ted Carter Confirmed as University of Nebraska President

Ret. Vice Admiral Walter "Ted" Carter was confirmed by the Board of Regents on December 5th as the next president of University of Nebraska. Carter will be the university's eighth president and will assume his role on January 1st. AGB Search partnered with UN in their presidential search.
Recent Completed Searches

After partnering with AGB Search, these institutions appointed their new leaders:
Dr. Paul Broadie II was named the fifth President of Santa Fe College .
Bernadine Douglas was named the Vice President of Institutional Advancement of Barry University .
Dr. Bruce Murphy, Ed.D., was named the 14th President of Centenary University .
Christopher Ice was named the third President of Ave Maria University .
Campus Mental Health: Is New Infrastructure Needed?

Contributing writer Lee Burdette Williams, Ph.D., has led student affairs divisions in both public and private schools. In the most recent AGB blog post, Dr. Williams likens the challenges facing mental health services in higher education to complicated city infrastructure.

Active Searches, New Opportunities

AGB Search has an array of leadership searches underway with the following institutions and many more. If you are interested in a position or would like to nominate a candidate, contact us at .
The Board of Trustees of Mount Mercy University invites nominations and applications for the position of President.
Arizona State University’s Global Security Initiative (GSI) seeks an inaugural Center Director – Disinformation to build a robust research effort focused on developing frameworks, tools, and approaches to combat the spread of false or misleading information for political purposes.
The University of South Carolina invites applications and nominations for the position of Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost.
Liberty University, one of the largest Christian universities in the world, is seeking a Residential Dean to lead the University’s School of Education programs offered on campus.
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point seeks a new Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs/CFO.
At a time of tremendous opportunity, energy and excitement, St. Joseph’s College, New York (SJC) is accepting applications for the Executive Dean of the Long Island, NY campus. 
At a time of tremendous opportunity, energy and excitement, St. Joseph’s College, New York (SJC) is accepting applications for the Executive Dean of the Brooklyn, NY campus.
Valparaiso University, an independent, Doctoral/Professional University with a comprehensive liberal arts curriculum in Valparaiso, Indiana, invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of president.
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