About Us

We conduct national and international searches for our clients. We actively identify and recruit prospects in colleges, universities, and organizations across the nation. Our database has potential candidates in all 50 states and beyond.

Each member of the Myers McRae team has a deep knowledge and specialized experience in working in and with higher education institutions. Our consultants work collaboratively with clients to take advantage of our talents and resources to meet the needs of each search.

We are committed to achieving the best possible results for your institution.

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  • Cybersecurity
  • Education
  • Faith Based
  • Foundations
  • K-12
  • Non-Profit
  • Technology
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  • Communications/PR
  • Development
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • Human Resources

News Briefings

Myers McRae Leads Provost Search for Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) has launched a national search for provost and SVP for academic affairs. The school has retained Kenny Daugherty, president of Myers McRae, to lead the assignment. “The search for a SVP for academic affairs is one of the most important hiring processes our campus community ever undertakes,” said Michael Benson, president

Recruitment for Higher Education Leaders Heats Up and Shifts

Executive search for higher education and academia is undergoing a tremendous transformation. Technology is having a big impact. Diversity is also making its impact felt. Even certain roles are not the same as they were just a short time ago. Talk about a sector in transition! “Executive search in higher education is experiencing huge changes,

Myers McRae Recruits President for University of Charleston
Myers McRae Martin S. Roth President University Charleston

The University of Charleston (UC) in West Virginia has named Martin S. Roth as its 26th president following a national search conducted by David Gring of recruiting firm Myers McRae. He succeeds Edwin Welch, who will be retiring in June. The selection of Dr. Roth followed an extensive search conducted over the past six months. A committee

Myers McRae Chosen by the University of Charleston to Find Next President

The University of Charleston (UC) in West Virginia has launched a national search for a new president. Edwin Welch, the school’s current president, announced that he will retire effective next June. The school has enlisted the services of executive search firm Myers McRae. David Gring, senior vice president of the Macon, GA-based recruiters, is heading the

Press Releases

Clarion University Foundation Selects Sherman as Development Officer

CLARION, PA, January 16, 2017 — Clarion University Foundation has appointed Colleen M. Sherman as Development Officer. She brings experience in development, financial management and planning, and establishing and cultivating strong relationships with both internal and external audiences. Formerly the Financial Solutions Center Manager at First Commonwealth Bank Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, Ms. Sherman has extensive experience in non-profit

Gleason to Lead School of Nursing and Health Professions

MACON, GA, December 9, 2016 — Dr. Robyn Gleason has been named associate dean of the School of Nursing and Health Professions at Missouri Western State University. Dr. Gleason, previously dean of graduate nursing at Keiser University in Florida, will begin her duties in January. “Dr. Gleason’s strong background in nursing, public health and health information has

Carroll University Names New President

MACON, GA, November 29, 2016 — After an extensive nationwide search, Carroll University has named Sara Ray Stoelinga as its next president. She will take office in July 2017 and succeed President Douglas Hastad who will retire after leading the University for over a decade. Stoelinga will be the first female to serve in the role

Northwest Florida State College Chooses Stephenson as New President

MACON, GA, November 8, 2016 — The Northwest Florida State College Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Devin Stephenson as the fourth president in the college’s 53-year history. Dr. Stephenson is currently the President of Big Sandy Community and Technical College in Prestonburg, Kentucky, a position he has held since 2015. Previously, Dr. Stephenson was employed as President

Western Washington Names Mesquita as Director of Admissions

MACON, GA, September 15, 2016 — After a national search, Western Washington University has selected Ceazar O. Mesquita to serve as Director of Admissions. Mr. Mesquita will assume his new post on November 1, 2016. Mr. Mesquita brings 16 years of experience in higher education admissions administration. He is currently the Director of Admissions at the University of

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