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 

2020 Institute Kicks Off with Opening Symposium in Washington, D.C.

The AGB Institute for Leadership & Governance in Higher Education, the definitive program for aspiring presidents, recently held its Opening Symposium in Washington, D.C., for the Class of 2020. During the three-day program, higher education experts provided information and insights about leadership requirements for the future of the industry.
AGB Search Expands Team with Addition of Two New Principals

AGB Search is pleased to welcome Monica Burton and Peggy Plympton to our roster of principals/executive search consultants.
Monica Burton has enjoyed a 20-year career in executive search during which she has recruited senior leaders across diverse industries. Prior to joining AGB Search, Burton was a partner in the education and nonprofit practices at a leading global search firm.
Peggy Plympton, Ed.D., joins AGB Search after serving in a similar role for the higher education practice of a global search firm. She previously served as deputy chair and acting chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
Recent Completed Searches

After partnering with AGB Search, these institutions appointed their new leaders:
Ginger Ostro was named the Executive Director of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
Sean M. Scott, JD, was named President and Dean of California Western School of Law .
Dr. Lawrence Brown was named Director of County Health Rankings & Roadmaps for the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute .
Dr. Steve Gammon was named Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs for Montana Technical University .


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 info@agbsearch.com .
Linfield College invites nominations and applications for the position of Chief Information Officer. This senior-level position reports to the Vice President for Finance and Administration and offers a remarkable opportunity for a senior IT professional to provide leadership and vision in the changing landscape of higher education.
President Kandi Deitemeyer and the Search Committee invite applications and nominations for the post of Vice President of Student Affairs (VPSA).
The Board of Trustees of Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) announces the search for this historic and respected institution’s ninth President.
The Board of Trustees invites nominations, applications and expressions of interest for the position of President of Blackburn College, a private liberal-arts college with a student-managed work program located in Carlinville, Illinois, where students learn, work, and earn.
Montana State University is inviting applications, nominations, and expressions of interest for the position of Dean of the College of Letters and Science.
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