June 3, 2014 – Isaacson, Miller has placed Fred Van Sickle as the new chief development officer of the Institute for Advanced Study. Jack Gorman led the search with Elizabeth Neustaedter and Jean Jacoby. Mr. Van Sickle was previously executive vice president for university development and alumni relations at Columbia University. The Institute for Advanced Study is an independent postdoctoral research center for theoretical research and intellectual inquiry. Founded in 1982, Isaacson, Miller focuses on executive search assignments for a wide variety of organizations, including leading universities, research institutes, academic medical centers, foundations, cultural institutions, economic development organizations, human service agencies, and national advocacy groups.