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AGB Search Announces New Nationwide Searches

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 4, 2021 – Higher education executive search leader AGB Search announces its newest administrative and academic searches with deadlines in August, September and October:

Hawai’i Pacific University, based in Honolulu, seeks an innovative leader to serve as dean of the College of Business. The successful candidate will build strong connections between the school and the island’s business community as well as advance the reputation and performance of its academic programs. Principal Concetta Stewart and Executive Search Consultant Richard Wueste are leading the search. Applications are due September 8; see the Position Profile for more information.

Maine Maritime Academy, based in Castine, Maine, announces the search for its next president. The president will work collaboratively with stakeholders to imagine the future of maritime education for MMA and steer the institution through anticipated academic and industry paradigm shifts as well as changes in societal and cultural norms. Principal Concetta Stewart and Executive Search Consultant Nancy Targett are leading the search. Applications are due September 26; see the Position Profile for more information.

 Morningside University, based in Sioux City, Iowa, seeks its thirteenth president. Morningside seeks a visionary and ambitious leader with high energy and a dynamic presence who will build on the incredible momentum of the university over the last two decades. Associate Managing Principal Melissa Trotta, and Executive Search Consultants Fred Moore and Carlton Brown are leading the search. Applications are due September 30; see the Position Profile for more information.

Rutgers University invites applications and nominations for the position of associate dean for advancement for the Douglass Residential College located in New Brunswick, N.J. The associate dean’s passion for women’s advancement and leadership will drive efforts to build the case for philanthropic support for Douglass’ various strategic needs. Principal Kimberly Templeton and Executive Search Consultant Joy Yablonsky are leading the search. Applications are due August 30; see the Position Profile for more information.

Texas Woman’s University, located in Denton, Texas, announces the search for its next associate vice president for enrollment management. The university seeks a dynamic and creative strategist who will be responsible for developing innovative enrollment programs that align with TWU’s distinctive mission and strengths. Executive Search Consultants Alan Crist and Jean Kim are leading the search. Applications are due October 4; see the Position Profile for more information.

 Wheaton College, located in Wheaton, Ill., is pleased to announce its search for the college’s next chief intercultural engagement officer. The college seeks an exceptional individual who will play a central role in fostering and sustaining a compelling vision for biblical diversity and embrace the challenge of deepening ethnic diversity, promoting racial unity, and advancing intercultural understanding in the pursuit of campus-wide excellence. Principal Kim Bobby and Executive Search Consultant Loren Anderson are leading the search. Applications are due September 10; see the Position Profile for more information.

Wilkes University, located in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., invites applications for its vice president for finance/chief operating officer. The appointee will have responsibility for setting the high-level direction for all financial and business operations of the university, as well as ensuring effective day-to-day management of finance, physical plant, information technology, risk/compliance, and other campus support operations. Principal Peggy Plympton and Executive Search Consultant Larry Ladd are leading the search. Applications are due August 27; see the Position Profile for more information.

 University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, located in Champaign, Ill., welcomes applications for the position of senior associate chancellor for human resources. The candidate will define and implement the next generation of Illinois Human Resources (IHR) strategies and policies that will proactively address university-wide human capital issues and opportunities. Principals Monica Burton and Peggy Plympton are leading the search. Applications are due August 27; see the Position Profile for more information.

University of Minnesota, located in Minneapolis, Minn., invites applications and nominations for the position of chief auditor. The chief auditor is an important systemwide senior leadership role and is responsible for directing the university-wide Internal Audit function, which assesses the extent to which the university’s risks are appropriately identified and managed. Principal Peggy Plympton and Executive Search Consultant Oscar Page are leading the search. Applications are due September 18; see the Position Profile for more information.

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About AGB Search

AGB Search, based in Washington, D.C., specializes in providing tailored services, including permanent search, interim search, and compensation evaluation, to higher education institutions. Founded by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) in 2010, the firm has a unique understanding of the qualifications critical for effective higher education leadership. The firm has conducted more than 750 searches at institutions ranging from small, private colleges to large public institutions and research universities. www.agbsearch.com.

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