Harris Search Associates
Harris Search Associates is a leading global executive search and board advisory consulting firm. Our practice is focused on identifying and attracting leaders to support the growth of clients in the areas of research, science, engineering, technology, academic medicine and commercial enterprises. Clients include the foremost universities, research parks, institutes, national laboratories, academic medical centers and commercial organizations driving global innovation and discovery.
Our higher education, research, and academic medicine search practices are highly regarded placing senior academic administrators globally. We are regularly engaged to conduct search assignments that include the identification of the next President, Provost, Chancellor, Dean, Vice President, and other high-level executives.
International practice expertise includes: Academic Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Veterinary Sciences, Biological and Health Sciences, Research, Engineering and Technology.
In an increasingly international environment, the talent needed to lead organizations will come from all corners of the world. These increasingly complex environments demands experienced search counsel with diverse skills, backgrounds, and perspective.
As a member firm of IIC Partners, the 8th largest retained executive search organization with 52 offices in 34 countries worldwide, we provide clients with global access to talent.
Dr. Hugh Mighty — Dean of College of Medicine — Howard University Dr. Rachel Croson — Dean of College of Social Science — Michigan State University Dr. Jason Bentley — Vice President for Student Success — Morehead State University Dr. Toyin Tofade — Dean of the College of Pharmacy — Howard University Dr. Benjamin Barros — Dean of the College of Law — University of Toledo Dr. Paul DiCorleto — Vice President for Research — Kent State University Dr. Renee Coleman-Mitchell — Executive Director Health Wellness, Counseling & Psychological Services — Washington State University
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While universities have been turning to executive search firms for their leadership needs for years, the higher education sector has been broadening its reach to hunt for more specialized leaders. As a result, search firms have expanded their niche offerings to the sector, identifying athletic directors, coaches, and any number of other top posts for
Dublin, Ohio-based Harris Search Associates has placed Dr. Benjamin Barros as the next dean of the University of Toledo College of Law. Dr. Barros was previously the associate dean of academic affairs at Widener University’s School of Law in Harrisburg, PA. Prior to that, he worked as an attorney at the law firm Latham & Watkins, LLP, and
Dublin, Ohio-based Harris Search Associates has placed Paul DiCorleto Ph.D. as vice president for research and sponsored programs at Kent State University. Dr. DiCorleto comes to Kent State from Cleveland Clinic, where he served as Sherwin-Page chair of the Lerner Research Institute since 2002, and from Case Western Reserve University, where he chaired the Department of Molecular Medicine in
Dublin, Ohio-based Harris Search Associates has placed Dr. Hugh Mighty as the 18th dean and vice president of clinical affairs of Howard University College of Medicine. He will also serve as professor on the faculty in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In his new role, Dr. Mighty will oversee the College of Medicine’s academic programs and provide oversight for the
Harris Search Associates Places Vice Provost and Dean of the College of Engineering and Computing at Missouri S&T
DUBLIN, OH, May 26, 2017 — Harris Search Associates has recruited Dr. Richard Wlezien as Vice Provost and Dean of the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T). Dr. Richard W. Wlezien, the Vance and Arlene Coffman Endowed Department Chair in Aerospace Engineering at Iowa State University and a
Harris Search Associates Recruits Dr. Mark S. Johnson MD. MPH as Chair of the Department of Community and Family Medicine at the Howard University College of Medicine
DUBLIN, OH, November 25, 2016 — Harris Search Associates has recruited Dr. Mark S. Johnson MD. MPH as the next Chair of the Department of Community and Family Medicine at the Howard University College of Medicine (HUCM). Prior to his current position, he served previously as Dean at Howard, and previously as Chair of the Department of Family
Harris Search Associates Recruits Renee Coleman-Mitchell as Executive Director for Health and Wellness Services/Counseling and Psychological Services at Washington State University
DUBLIN, OH, September 30, 2016 — Harris Search Associates has recruited Renee Coleman-Mitchell as the next Executive Director for Health and Wellness Services, Counseling and Psychological Services at Washington State University. Reporting to the Vice President of Student Affairs, the Executive Director (ED) provides strategic vision, leadership, advocacy for, and management of Health and Wellness Services and Counseling and Psychological
Harris Search Associates has Recruited Dr. Jason Bentley as Vice President for Student Success at Morehead State University
DUBLIN, OH, August 1, 2016 — Morehead State University President Wayne D. Andrews has announced the hiring of Dr. Jason Bentley as the new vice president for student success. He will assume his new position Aug. 8. Dr. Bentley comes to MSU from Central Michigan University where he served as Office of Student Success director since January
Harris Search Associates has Recruited Dr. Rachel Croson as the Next Dean of the College of Social Sciences at Michigan State University
DUBLIN, OH, May 26, 2016 — Harris Search Associates has recruited Dr. Rachel Croson as the next Dean of the College of Social Sciences at Michigan State University (MSU). Upon approval by the MSU Board of Trustees, her appointment will be effective August 1, 2016. Croson is the John and Judy Goolsby – Virginia and Paul Dorman Endowed Chair,