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

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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
  • Deans of Professional Schools
  • Other Cabinet-Level Officers

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

Charles Drew University

Los Angeles, CA

Interim Provost

University of the Sciences

Philadelphia, PA

Interim Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management

University of New Haven

New Haven, CT

Interim Dean, College of Business

Ithaca College

Ithaca, NY

Dean, College of Business

University of New Haven

New Haven, CT

Interim Vice President for Advancement

Concord University

Athens, WV

Interim Vice President and Academic Dean

Keystone College

La Plume, PA

Interim Vice President for Enrollment

Hood College

Frederick, MD

Interim Provost

Manhattanville College

Purchase, NY

Interim Vice President Student Affairs

Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

Mansfield, PA

Interim Provost