JANUARY 2019
PERSPECTIVES ON LEADERSHIP

7 Benefits of Off-List References

When speaking with on-list references, we sometimes detect an area of concern, a hesitation in the dialogue, or something that is NOT being said by the reference. These are all excellent reasons to make us pause and not just rely on references provided by the candidate. With so much at stake in making a critical hire, we have an obligation to conduct our due diligence, which may include speaking to off-list references. Read more.
SEARCH SUCCESS
University of Minnesota Appoints its First Female President with the Help of AGB Search

AGB Search partnered with the University of Minnesota in the search for its new president. Joan T. A. Gabel, recently appointed the University's 17th president, is also the first female president in the institution's history. Read more .
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 
CAREER
Active Searches, New Opportunities

AGB Search has an array of leadership searches underway. If you are interested in a position or would like to nominate a candidate, contact us at info@agbsearch.com
RESOURCES
Compensate with Confidence

Trustees must be vigilant in carrying out their responsibilities in hiring presidents and chancellors, establishing appropriate levels of compensation, and assessing the performance of these leaders.   Presidential Compensation: A Comprehensive Guide for Higher Education Governing Boards and Chief Executives provides boards and presidents with essential information on a wide range of topics related to executive compensation.
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