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Jan Greenwood Comments on Technology and Foreseen Future of Higher Education Leadership Post COVID-19

Published on: 13 April 2021

“A significant culture change is underway in higher education as a result of COVID-19 and the utilization of more technology to get work accomplished,” said Read more...

Mercy College Launches and Celebrates 2021-2026 Strategic Plan

Published on: 6 April 2021

Mercy College of Health Sciences officially announced its historic five-year strategic plan, Charting Our Course. The plan outlines significant initiatives for 2021-2026 and is designed Read more...

Peripatetic President

Published on: 9 September 2020

Gordon Gee stuns Vanderbilt — site of his fifth presidency — by quitting to return to Ohio State, site of his third and soon-to-be sixth. Read more...

Welcome, Now Start Slashing

Published on: 9 September 2020

Hiring provosts who will be immediately charged with budget-cutting presents dilemma for presidents, who debate whether task is best suited for someone new. Partner Jan Read more...

Searching for an Answer

Published on: 9 September 2020

Search consultants say dramatic turnover in research university leadership – including at least 11 major searches this year – is likely to result in more Read more...

For Some Tarnished Presidents, There Is a Second Act

Published on: 9 September 2020

Partner Jan Greenwood was asked her thoughts on the hiring of presidents with baggage: “They want a candidate they can celebrate, not have to explain.” Read more...

Gay Presidents Organize

Published on: 9 September 2020

As the numbers of gay university and college presidents increase, they are stepping up efforts to further break a glass ceiling for LGBTQ academics. Our Read more...

Illinois Flagship Endures a Year of Tumult, but Lasting Damage Is Unlikely

Published on: 9 September 2020

Partner Jan Greenwood was asked for her thoughts on the effect of recent events at the University of Illinois on the executive search process: Ms. Greenwood said Read more...

Public-College Leaders Use of Private Email Accounts Could Go Undetected

Published on: 9 September 2020

Partner Jan Greenwood was consulted for this article on email use by within the administrations of public colleges: Jan Greenwood, a partner at Greenwood/Asher & Read more...

Presidential Personality

Published on: 9 September 2020

Partner Jan Greenwood on the use of personality assessments in college & university presidential searches: “You just have to be careful and responsible in the Read more...

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