Expert, ready-to-serve interim leadership for colleges and universities.

Your campus is in transition. You need leadership.
We're ready to respond.

The Registry is the established “gold standard” for placing interim leaders in executive roles at institutions of higher education across the nation and internationally. From a membership of more than 500 experienced higher education executives who are ready to serve, we work with you to find the best-matched leader to maintain momentum or advance your institution to its next level of excellence. 

Presidents and senior-level higher education administrators, ready when you need them.

REGISTRY INTERIM PLACEMENTS INCLUDE:

  • President/Chancellor
  • Provost/VPAA
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Vice President for Enrollment Management
  • Vice President for Advancement
  • Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Chief Human Resources Officers
  • Other Cabinet-Level Officers
  • Deans of Professional Schools

AT INSTITUTIONS LIKE:

Last year the Registry had more than 125 interim placements in virtually every sector of American higher education.

Efficient, reliable placements utilizing a careful, proven process.

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DETERMINING FIT

A Registry principal will review your institution’s materials and consult directly with the board chair or president to determine goals during the period of placement. 

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SELECTING CANDIDATES 

Because our members are already vetted by and contracted to the Registry, they are available on short notice for assignment in interim positions. 

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CAMPUS VISIT

Finalists selected by the institution will travel to campus with a Registry principal to participate in a customized and collegial selection process. 

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SETTING EXPECTATIONS

The Registry principal will assist with the development of our expectations document that identifies challenges and priorities and establishes accountability for the interim administrator. 

Our Process

Turning transitions into opportunities — your search is already complete.

The Registry places interim leadership both nationally and internationally. 

Most Recent Placements

Hodges University

Naples, FL

Interim President

Urbana University

Urbana, OH

Interim President

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville, AR

Interim Vice President Academic Affairs

Jacksonville University

Jacksonville, FL

Interim Chief Financial Officer

University of Southern Maine Portland

Portland, ME

Interim Chief Financial Officer

Elmira College

Elmira, NY

Interim Dean, Students

Athens State University

Athens, AL

Interim Provost

Peru State College

Peru, NE

Interim Vice President Academic Affairs

Montana State University

Billings, MT

Interim Provost