January 27, 2013 – Executive search firm Witt/Kieffer has added Daniel Fogel, former president of the University of Vermont, to its education leadership council. The council comprises former college and university presidents who provide consultative support for presidential transitions. Dr. Fogel has also joined the firm’s higher education and not-for-profit practices as of-counsel. “Dr. Fogel has an invaluable first-hand understanding of the skills necessary to operate an institute of higher education successfully, as well as of the myriad of issues tied to transitioning university and college presidents,” said Charles W. B. Wardell III, president and CEO of Witt/Kieffer. “We are thrilled that Dr. Fogel has joined our Education Leadership Council and that he will now be able to use his wealth of knowledge to advise our higher education and not-for-profit clients as they search for new leadership.” Witt/Kieffer assists colleges, universities, national educational associations, foundations, cultural organizations, human service and advocacy organizations, private secondary schools and other not-for-profit organizations with senior administrative recruiting assignments.