Completed CEO-Level Searches

AGB Search is pleased to announce the appointment of Doris A. Tegart as the next president of Cottey College in Missouri. Dr. Tegart currently serves as executive vice president and provost at Bellarmine University in Kentucky and will join Cottey as its 12th president on June 1, 2015. To learn more about Dr. Tegart's appointment, please click here.

November 24, 2014

AGB Search is pleased to announce the appointment of Diane E. Melby as the 9th president of Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, TX. Dr. Melby, who will join OLLU in July 2015, currently serves as vice president for advancement at Shepherd University in West Virginia. Please click here to view OLLU's press release.

November 7, 2014

AGB Search is pleased to announce the selection of Tisa Mason as the next president of Valley City State University. Dr. Mason currently serves as vice president for student affairs at Fort Hays State University and will assume her new role at VCSU no later than December 31, 2014. Please click here to learn more.

October 30, 2014

AGB Search is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph C. Rallo as the next Commissioner of Higher Education in Louisiana. Dr. Rallo currently serves as Special Advisor for Global Education at Texas Tech University. Please click here to view the Board of Regents' press release.

October 10, 2014

AGB Search is pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle R. Johnston as the 22nd president of the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College, effective September 29, 2014. Dr. Johnston previously served as senior vice president for administrative affairs at the University of Montevallo . Please click here to learn more.

September 2, 2014

AGB Search is pleased to announce the selection of Rev. David Vásquez-Levy as the 13th president of the Pacific School of Religion following a national search. Rev. Vásquez-Levy has served as Campus Pastor at Luther College in Iowa since 2001. He will begin his presidency on January 1, 2015. Please click here to learn more.  

August 18, 2014

AGB Search is pleased to announce that the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York has appointed Farley Herzek as the president of Kingsborough Community College. President Herzek has been serving as interim president of Los Angeles Harbor College – Los Angeles Community College District. Please click here to learn more about this appointment.

July 1, 2014

AGB Search is pleased to announce that William L. Kibler is the sole finalist in the Sul Ross State University presidential search. Dr. Kibler is currently vice president for student affairs at Mississippi State University. His appointment will be confirmed by the Texas State University System in the coming weeks. To learn more, please click here.

June 27, 2014

AGB Search is pleased to announce the appointment of Ray Martinez as the next president of the Indpendent Colleges and University of Texas. Mr. Martinez currently serves as chancellor of Western Governors University Texas. Please click here to learn more.

June 11, 2014

AGB Search is pleased to announce the selection of Robert M. Meyer as the next chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Stout, following a national search. Dr. Meyer currently serves as president of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College and will assume his new duties at UW Stout effective August 16, 2014. Please click here to learn more.

May 27, 2014

AGB Search is pleased to announce the appointment of Kelly M. Thompson as the first female president of Culver-Stockton College, following a national search. Dr. Thompson will begin her duties on July 1, 2014 and most recently served as Vice President for External Relations at Barton College. Please click here to learn more about Dr. Thompson's appointment.

May 23, 2014

AGB Search is pleased to announce the selection of Mirta Martin as the 9th president of Fort Hays State University following a national search. Dr. Martin is currently dean of the Reginald F. Lewis School of Business at Virginia State University and will assume her post at Fort Hays on July 1, 2014. Please click here to view the university's press release.

May 2, 2014

AGB Search is pleased to announce the selection of Brian Johnson as the seventh president of Tuskegee University following a national search.  We were honored to assist. Dr. Johnson currently serves as assistant provost and assistant vice president for academic affairs at Austin Peay State University and will join the Tuskegee community as president effective June 15, 2014. Please click here to learn more about Dr. Johnson's appointment.

April 30, 2014

AGB Search was honored to assist the Community College of Philadelphia's national search for its 6th president and is pleased to announce the appointment of Donald Generals, Jr. Dr. Generals currently serves as vice president for academic affairs at Mercer County Community College in New Jersey. His appointment is expected to be ratified by the board in April. Please click here to learn more about Dr. Generals and his appointment.

March 25, 2014

AGB Search was honored to assist Saint Louis University's national search for its 33rd president and is pleased to announce the appointment of Fred Pestello, effective July 1, 2014. Dr. Pestello will serve as Saint Louis University's first permanent lay president. He is currently the president of Le Moyne College. For more information, please click here.

March 21, 2014

AGB Search was honored to assist Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) with its recent presidential search. The Board of Trustees has appointed Michael McDonough, currently the provost and vice president of academic services at Monroe Community College. Dr. McDonough will join RVCC effective June 2, 2014. Please click here for more information on Dr. McDonough's appointment.

March 19, 2014

AGB Search was honored to assist Luther College with its search for a president and is pleased to announce the appointment of Paula J. Carlson. Dr. Carlson is current vice president for mission at St. Olaf College. She will assume the presidency at Luther on July 1, 2014. Please click here to learn more about Dr. Carlson and her appointment. 

March 4, 2014

AGB Search was honored to assist the Associated Colleges of the South with the search for a president and is pleased to announce the appointment of R. Owen Williams, effective July 1, 2014. Dr. Williams is currently president of Transylvania University. Please click here to learn more about Dr. Williams and his appointment.

February 28, 2014

AGB Search was honored to assist the Louisiana State University System with its search for a chancellor of LSU Shreveport and is pleased to announce the appointment of Lawrence "Larry" Clark, effective July 1, 2014, pending approval of the LSU Board of Supervisors. Mr. Clark currently serves as dean of the Cameron School of Business at UNC Wilmington. Please click here for more information on this appointment.

February 28, 2014

AGB Search was honored to assist Drew University in its presidential search and it pleased to announce the appointment of MaryAnn Baenninger. Dr. Baenninger currently serves as president of the College of Saint Benedict and will assume the presidency at Drew on July 21, 2014. For more information on this appointment, please click here

February 24, 2014

AGB Search was honored to assist Transylvania University with its search for a president and is pleased to announce the appointment of Seamus Carey as the university's 26th president. Dr. Carey currently serves as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Sacred Heart University and will assume his new position on July 1, 2014. Please click here for more information.

February 20, 2014

AGB Search was honored to assist with the presidential search at Saginaw Valley State University and is pleased to announce the appointment of Donald Bachand. Mr. Bachand will become the university's fourth president and currently serves as its provost. Please click here to learn more about this appointment.

February 10, 2014

AGB Search was honored to assist the Louisiana State University System with the search for a chancellor of LSU Alexandria and is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Daniel Howard. Dr. Howard will join LSUA on March 1, 2014, pending approval by the state's Board of Supervisors. To learn more about Dr. Howard and LSUA, please click here.

January 22, 2014

AGB Search was honored to assist Mount Carmel School of Nursing with its search for a President-Dean and is pleased to announce the appointment of Christine Wynd.  Dr. Wynd comes to Mount Carmel College of Nursing from the Breen School of Nursing at Ursuline College in Ohio.  For more information, please click here.

January 6, 2014

AGB Search was honored to assist the Illinois Board of Higher Education in its national search for an Executive Director and is pleased to announce the appointment of James Applegate, Ph.D. For more information on Dr. Applegate and the Illinois Board of Higher Education, please click here.

December 12, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist Mount Mercy University in its national presidential search and is pleased to announce the appointment of Laurie M. Hamen. She is currently vice president for enrollment management, athletics, and student affairs at North Central College in Illinois and will join Mount Mercy University in early 2014. Please click here to learn more about President-Elect Hamen and Mount Mercy University.

December 6, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist Baker University with its search for a president and is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Lynne Murray. Dr. Murray currently serves as vice president of development, alumni and international relations at Gallaudet University and will join Baker as its 29th president in the summer of 2014. For more information, please click here.

December 5, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist the board of trustees of Albion College with its national search for a president. We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Mauri Ditzler as the college's 16th president, effective July 1, 2014. Dr. Ditzler currently serves as president at Monmouth College in Illinois. To learn more about Albion College and Dr. Ditzler, please click here.

November 22, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist Andover Newton Theological Seminary with the search for a president and is pleased to announce the appointment of Rev. Martin Copenhaver, who will start on June 1, 2014. Please click here to learn more about Rev. Copenhaver.

November 21, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist the Idaho State Board of Education with its national search for a president of the University of Idaho and is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Chuck Staben as the university's 18th president. Dr. Staben currently serves as provost at the University of South Dakota. He will start on March 1, 2014. To learn more, please click here.

November 19, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist the Coalition for College Cost Savings with its national search for a President. We are pleased to announce the appointment of Harry Goldberg, who currently serves as Vice President for Customer Success at ESM Solutions Corporation.  His clients at ESM include colleges and universities across the country, as well as higher education systems and public school districts. Please click here for more information on Mr. Goldberg.

September 20, 2013

AGB Search was pleased to assist Georgetown College and its Board of Trustees with a national search for a president and is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. M. Dwaine Greene. Dr. Greene will become the college's 24th president in October 2013. To learn more about Dr. Greene, please click here.

August 6, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission with its national search for a 5th president and is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Mary Ellen Petrisko, effective September 1, 2013. Dr. Petrisko is currently vice president at Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Please click here to read WASC's press release.

July 22, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist SHEEO in its search for a president and is pleased to announce the appointment of George P. Pernsteiner, effective September 1, 2013. Mr. Pernsteiner is the former chancellor of the Oregon University System. Please click here to review SHEEO's press release.

June 27, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist the Board of Trustees of Carlow University in its national search for a 15th president and is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Suzanne K. Mellon. Dr. Mellon has served as Executive Vice President and Professor at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH since 2009. She will assume the presidency at Carlow on July 15, 2013.

June 10, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist Chancellor Jerry C. Lee and National University in the national search for a President and is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael R. Cunningham. Dr. Cunningham is currently Dean of the College of Business Administration at San Diego State University. He will officially join National University on July 1, 2013. Please click here to read the university's press release.

May 29, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist The American University of Iraq in Sulaimani, Kurdistan with its search for a president and is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Dawn Dekle. Dr. Dekle is currently the provost of the American University of Afghanistan, and will become the first-ever female president of a university in Iraq. She will begin her duties this summer. To learn more, please read the university's press release here.

May 28, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist the California State University Board of Trutsees in its search for a President of Fresno State. Following the national search, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Joseph I. Castro, who is currently Vice Chancellor, Student Academic Affairs of the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Castro  will begin his new position this summer. Please click here to read the press release detailing Dr. Castro's appointment.

May 23, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary with its national search for a president. We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Lallene J. Rector, who will assume her new position on January 1, 2014. Dr. Rector will make history as the institution's first female as well as its first lay president. Please click here to learn more about Dr. Rector and her appointment.

May 17, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (ConnSCU) and its Board of Regents in the national search for a president. We are pleased to announce the appointment of Gregory W. Gray, who is currently chancellor of the Riverside Community College District and will join ConnSCU on July 1, 2013. Please click here to read the formal announcement.

May 17, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist Wofford College in its national search for its 11th president and is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Nayef H. Samhat.  Dr. Samhat will begin his duties this summer. To learn more about Dr. Samhat and Wofford College, please click here.

May 15, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist the New Mexico State University Board of Regents in its national search for a president and is pleased to announce the selection of Garrey Carruthers. To learn more about this appointment, please click here.

May 13, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist Upper Iowa University in its search for a president and is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. William R. Duffy. Dr. Duffy has served as Upper Iowa's senior vice president for academic extension for four years and will assume his new responsibilities immediately. To learn more about Dr. Duffy's appointment, please click here.

April 30, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist SUNY Adirondack with its national search for a president and is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Kristine D. Duffy as the community college's next president, effective July 1, 2013. Please click here to learn more about Dr. Duffy and SUNY Adirondack. 

April 18, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist Rocky Mountain College in its national search for a president and is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Robert Wilmouth. To learn more about Dr. Wilmouth and Rocky Mountain College, please click here.

April 15, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist Longwood University and its Board of Visitors with the national search for a president. On March 23, 2013, the university named W. Taylor Reveley IV as its next president, effective June 1, 2013.  Please click here to read the university's press release.

March 26, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist the Texas Tech University System in the national search for a president of Texas Tech University. On March 22, 2013, Chancellor Kent Hance and the Board of Regents appointed M. Duane Nellis as TTU's next president, effective June 15, 2013. Please click here to read the System's press release.

March 25, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist Monmouth University in its national search for a president and is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Paul R. Brown. Dr. Brown will join Monmouth as its eighth president on August 1st. To learn more about Dr. Brown and the University, please click here.

March 14, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist Lake Land College in its search for a president and is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jonathan "Josh" Bullock. Dr. Bullock, who will serve as the college's 7th president, will assume office on July 1, 2013. To learn more about Dr. Bullock and Lake Land College, please click here.

March 7, 2013

AGB Search was pleased to assist North Dakota's State Board of Higher Education in its national search for a president of Lake Region State College. On March 6th, the Board announced the permanent appointment of Dr. Doug Darling, who had been serving as interim president. Please click here to view the press release.

March 7, 2013

AGB Search is pleased to announce the appointment of Edward B. Burger as the 15th president of Southwestern University. The firm was honored to assist with this national search. Dr. Burger will assume office this summer. For more information, please view the university's official announcement.

February 21, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist Lourdes University in its search for a 9th president. Following the national search, David J. Livingston has been appointed. He will assume office on July 1, 2013. For more information about Dr. Livingston and Lourdes University, please click here.

February 20, 2013

AGB Search was honored and pleased to assist the board of Central Methodist University in its search for a president. Dr. Roger Drake will serve as the university's 26th president starting on July 1, 2013. To learn more about this appointment, please click here.

February 4, 2013

During the fall of 2012, AGB Search had the pleasure of assisting the Texas Tech University System with its search for a president at Angelo State University. Dr. Brian May is now serving in his new role as president. To learn more, please click here.

January 30, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist Wabash College in its national search for a president. On January 26, 2013, the board of trustees announced that Gregory D. Hess has been selected as the college's 16th president. To learn more about Dr. Hess and Wabash College, please click here.

January 30, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist Kansas Wesleyan University in its national search for a president. Dr. Matthew R. Thompson was unanimously approved by the board of trustees in late January and will become the 19th president of the university in April. To learn more about Dr. Thomspon, please click here.

January 29, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist the board of Bridgewater College in its search for a president. Following a national search, the college has announced the selection of Dr. David W. Bushman. Please click here to learn more about Dr. Bushman and Bridgewater College.

January 17, 2013

AGB Search was honored to assist Simpson College with its search for a 23rd president. Jay Simmons, who is currently president of Iowa Wesleyan College, will assume his new office at the end of May. To learn more about Dr. Simmons and Simpson College, please click here.

December 19, 2012

AGB Search was honored to assist Blackburn College in the national search for its 16th president. On November 30th, the board announced the selection of Dr. John Comerford, who will begin his duties on July 1, 2013. To read the college's press release, please click here.

December 3, 2012

AGB Search was pleased to assist the Board of Trustees and the Conference for Mercy Higher Education in their search for a 13th president of Misericordia University. Dr. Thomas J. Botzman will assume the presidency on July 1, 2013. To learn more about Dr. Botzman and Misericordia, please click here.

November 28, 2012

AGB Search was honored to assist Lycoming College in its search for a 15th president. Following a national search, the board of trustees announced the selection of Dr. Kent C. Trachte, effective july 1, 2013. To learn more about the college and Dr. Trachte, please click here.

November 26, 2012

AGB Search was honored to assist the board of trustees of Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida in its search for a president. Tim Cost will take office on July 1, 2013. To learn more about Jacksonville University and President-elect Cost, please click here.

November 2, 2012

AGB Search was honored to assist Coe College with its national search for a president. Dr. David McInally has been selected as the college's 15th president and will begin his duties on July 1, 2013. To learn more about Dr. McInally and Coe College, please click here.

October 23, 2012

AGB Search was honored to assist the University of Wisconsin Colleges and University of Wisconsin-Extension in the national search for a CEO/dean at the University of Wisconsin - Sheboygan. On October 11th, it was announced that Jacquelyn A. Joseph-Silverstein has been appointed to the position. She will begin her duties on January 1, 2013. To view the full press release, please click here

October 16, 2012

AGB Search proudly assisted the University of the Ozarks with its national search for a president. On October 11th, Richard L. Dunsworth, J.D. was appointed as the University's 25th president, effective July 1, 2013. To learn more about Mr. Dunsworth and the University of the Ozarks, please click here.

October 16, 2012

AGB Search proudly assisted Ball State University Foundation in its search for a President/CEO.  Cheri E. O'Neill will be the Foundation's next President/CEO.  She will begin her duties on January 1, 2013.  To view the press release, please click here.

October 8, 2012

AGB Search was honored to assist New Jersey City University in its search for a president.  It was announced that Dr. Sue Henderson has been appointed as the institution's 12th president.  Dr. Henderson will be the first female in the institution's history to serve as president.  For more information on Dr. Henderson and New Jersey City University, please click here.

June 27, 2012

AGB Search proudly assisted Lebanon Valley College in its search for a president.  Dr. Lewis Thayne was named the college's 18th president, effective August 1, 2012.  To view the college's press release, please click here.

June 6, 2012

AGB Search was honored to assist the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission in its national search for a chancellor. Interim chancellor Dr. Paul Hill was named chancellor on a permanent basis on May 21, 2012 and willl begin his duties immediately. To learn more, please view the Commission's press release here.

May 25, 2012

AGB Search was honored to assist the California State University System and its Board of Trustees in the national search for the next president of San Francisco State University. Dr. Leslie E. Wong was apppointed on May 10th and will begin his new position on August 1st. To view the system's press release and learn more about Dr. Wong, please click here.

May 16, 2012

AGB Search proudly assisted the board of the University of Maine Foundation in its search for a president/CEO. On April 27th, it was announced that Dr. Jeffrey N. Mills has been appointed to the position, effective July 1. Please click here to view the foundation's press release.

April 27, 2012

AGB Search was honored to assist Union College in Kentucky with its national search for a president. Dr. Marcia Hawkins is set to become the college's 19th president and will be the first female to lead the institution. To learn more about Dr. Hawkins and Union College, please visit the college's press release.

April 20, 2012

AGB Search was honored to assist Columbia College in Columbia, SC with a national search for a president. Elizabeth A. Dinndorf was named the college's 18th president on April 3, 2012. To learn more about this appointment, please visit the college's press release.

April 3, 2012

AGB Search proudly assisted the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education with its national search for a Chancellor of the North Dakota University System. The appointment of Dr. Hamid A. Shirvani was announced on March 14 and he will begin his duties on July 1. To learn more about Dr. Shirvani, please view the System's press release.

March 14, 2012

AGB Search was honored to assist Carthage College in its search for a president. On March 12th, the Carthage Board of Trustees elected Dr. Gregory Woodward the 19th president of the College. For more information on Dr. Woodward and Carthage College, please view the College's press release.

March 13, 2012

AGB Search was honored to assist Notre Dame of Maryland University in its search for a president. In a unanimous decision on February 16, 2012, the Notre Dame of Maryland University Board of Trustees chose James F. Conneely, Ph.D., to be the next president of Notre Dame. He will be the first male and only the second layperson in the institution's 116-year history to serve as president. Dr. Connelly will assume office on July 1, 2012. Click here to learn more about Dr. Conneely. 

March 9, 2012

AGB Search recently had the priviledge of assisting Pacific Lutheran University with its search for a president. The board has elected Thomas W. Krise as the University's 13th president, effective in June 2012. To learn more about Dr. Krise's appointment and Pacific Lutheran University, please click here.

March 1, 2012

AGB Search was honored to assist Wilmington College in its search for a president. Dr. James Reynolds has been named the College's 18th president after serving as interim for 6 months. For more information on Dr. Reynolds' appointment, please click here.

February 20, 2012

AGB Search was proud to assist Baldwin-Wallace College is ints search for a ninth president. Dr. Robert C. Helmer will join the campus effective July 1, 2012. Please click here to learn more about his appointment. 

 

 

February 13, 2012

AGB Search assisted Marietta College in the search for its 18th President. Dr. Joseph W. Bruno will take office on July 1, 2012. To learn more, please visit the college's press release.

 

December 30, 2011

 AGB Search assisted with Presentation College in Aberdeen, SD in selecting Dr. Margaret Huber as its next president. Please visit the College's website in order to learn more about Dr. Huber, who will assume office on January 1, 2012.

October 11, 2011

On May 13, 2011,  Richard Creehan was named as the next president of Alderson-Broaddus College following a search assisted by AGB Search. Read more on the Alderson-Broaddus College website.

May 17, 2011

AGB Search assisted Friends University in selecting Dr. T.J. Arant as the institution's 13th president.  Read more on the Friends University website.

 

February 28, 2011

AGB Search assisted the University of Scranton, a private Jesuit institution, in selecting their 25th president. The Reverend Kevin P. Quinn, S.J. will be inaugurated on July 1, 2011.

Read more on the University of Scranton's site.

December 16, 2010