About Us

Greenwood/Asher & Associates is a women-owned executive search firm with a diverse consulting team and extensive experience in executive search, consulting, and training for education markets including elementary, secondary, and higher education; university systems, campuses, nonprofit organizations including associations, service, and cultural institutions.

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The firm is a woman-owned executive search, consulting and training firm with a diverse recruiting and consulting team. They have extensive expertise and experience with executive search, consulting and training in education and nonprofit organizations.

Jan Greenwood and Betty Asher, founders and partners of G/A&A, have deep roots in higher education, having both served as tenured professors and presidents of universities.

Solutions And Expertise

Greenwood/Asher & Associates is a women-owned executive search firm with a diverse consulting team and extensive experience in executive search, consulting, and training for education markets including elementary, secondary, and higher education; university systems, campuses, nonprofit organizations including associations, service, and cultural institutions.

Solutions
  • Assessment
  • Executive Search
  • Mgmt. Consulting
Functions
  • CEO/President

News Briefings

Greenwood / Asher & Associates Finds President for University of South Florida

A number of top colleges around the country are looking for high-profile leaders to take them into the future. In most cases, executive recruiting firms have had a hand in some aspect of the search and selection process. Greenwood / Asher & Associates has recruited Steven Currall as the president of the University of South Florida (USF). If approved by

Leadership Turnover Creates Surge in Searches for College Presidents

A growing number of top colleges around the country are looking for high-profile leaders to take them into the future. In most cases, executive recruiting firms have had a hand in some aspect of the search and selection process. Atlanta-based Parker Executive Search, for one, has been enlisted to find the next president for the University

Greenwood / Asher Launches Chancellor Search for University of Arkansas

Greenwood / Asher & Associates is helping to find the next chancellor for the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith (UAFS). Former chancellor Paul Beran left the school in August to accept a position with the South Dakota Higher Education Board of Regents. Margaret Tanner, associate provost for academic affairs at the Fort Smith campus and search

Greenwood / Asher & Associates Tapped by the University of South Florida to Find President

Greenwood / Asher & Associates has been retained by the University of South Florida (USF) to spearhead the search for its seventh president. Judy Genshaft is stepping down after 19 years leading the school. Les Muma, chair of the search committee, said in a conference call last week that four search firms were presented and he

Press Releases

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. Leading Search for New UAFS Chancellor

FORT SMITH, AK, December 13, 2018 – A search committee for the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith met for the first time on Wednesday to discuss its plan to help find a chancellor. Margaret Tanner, associate provost for academic affairs at the Fort Smith campus and search committee chair, said the members discussed the

Search Firm Selected to Help Find USF President

MIRAMAR BEACH, FL, October 9, 2018 – The consultant firm that will assist in recruiting USF President Judy Genshaft’s successor was approved by the Board of Trustees in a meeting Friday. Search Committee Chair Les Muma and Vice Chair Rhea Law reviewed four proposals from Executive Search Firms. At the BOT meeting, Muma proposed Greenwood/Asher

University of Illinois Searches for Chief Diversity Officer

CHAMPAIGN, IL, March 27. 2018 — The University of Illinois is in the midst of a national search for its first chief diversity officer. An outside team recommended the position last year after reviewing all the university’s programs that promote diversity, the News-Gazette reported. The campus spends about $60 million to promote diversity and inclusion, the team’s

Wright State Beginning Search for New Provost

FAIRBORN, OH, February 20, 2018 –  A 14-member committee will lead Wright State University’s national search for its next provost. The university’s goal is to complete the search process in time to allow the next provost to join Wright State on July 1. Thomas Sudkamp, who has served as provost since 2015, will step down

Greenwood/Asher & Associates Announces a Key Strategic Alliance with The Devine Group

MIRAMAR BEACH, FL, January 19, 2017 — Greenwood/Asher & Associates announces a key strategic alliance with The Devine Group to continue advancement of the science of executive search in higher education. Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. (G/A&A), the leading higher education executive search firm, and The Devine Group, Inc., an innovative behavioral assessment and development organization, have formed a