Search Hiring Guide
The executive search guide for presidential, academic and administrative leadership searches has been developed to provide guidance to stakeholders at Western Michigan University with respect to planning and accomplishing successful hires of executive positions.
Recruitment strategies for a new breed of academic leaders
By Jamie Ferrare and Theodore Marchese Trusteeship, September/October 2010. Few board decisions are more important than selecting a new president or chancellor. Done correctly, the appointment of a new CEO impacts positively on the institution’s health and future success.
Effective Search Committees: The Why, Who and How
AGB Search, Loren Anderson
How to Improve Presidential Searches
Seven Suggestions From Someone Who Has Been on Both Sides of the Table
By DeBow Freed
Best Practices: Picking the Right President
By Andrea Warren Hamos, Ellen Heffernan, Elizabeth A. Neumann, and Shelly Weiss Storbeck
The Search for Executive Talent
SHRM Foundation’s Effective Practice Guidelines Series
By Stephen J. Zaccaro
3 Leadership Skills Critical for Driving Change
By Brent Gleeson, Contributor at Forbes.com
Community Outreach, Annual Report
The partnership between the Greater Kalamazoo community and Western Michigan University began with the founding of the Western State Normal School in 1903, when a group of civic leaders successfully petitioned the state legislature to locate the school in Kalamazoo.