Parker Executive Search Recruits Top Leaders as Higher Education Continues to Meet Challenges

January 27, 2014

In challenging times, savvy colleges and universities are remembering the one investment that always pays off: an investment in finding the right leader.

Complexity Drives Need for Leaders in Academic Health Sciences and Healthcare

January 27, 2014

Leadership in healthcare fields is growing increasingly complex due to a number of factors.

Sports Practice Connects with Old Friends and Focuses on New Horizons

January 27, 2014

For Parker Executive Search's industry-leading sports practice, 2013 was a year of familiarity and change. Hosting the 2013 Final Four in Atlanta gave firm leaders the opportunity to reconnect with many friends and clients as the sports world focused on Georgia in early April.

Carole Kenner Named TCNJ's Dean of School of Nursing, Health and Exercise Science

January 27, 2014

Dr. Carole Kenner, a scholar and educator with an international reputation as the "mother of neonatology nursing," has been appointed The College of New Jersey's Carol Kuser Loser Dean of the School of Nursing, Health and Exercise Science.

Stanford Defensive Coordinator Derek Mason Named New Vanderbilt Head Coach

January 17, 2014

Derek Mason, regarded as one of the nation's top coordinators, is the new head football coach of the Vanderbilt Commodores.

John Kelly Selected As FAU's Seventh President

January 17, 2014

John Kelly, Ph.D., was selected as Florida Atlantic University's seventh president by the University's 13-member Board of Trustees on Friday, Jan. 17.

UAB Names Christy Lemak Chair of Health Services Administration

January 10, 2014

Christy Harris Lemak, Ph.D., has been named chair of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Health Services Administration. Lemak comes to UAB from the University of Michigan where she serves as director of the Griffith Leadership Center in Health Management and Policy.

Bob Diaco Named UConn Head Football Coach

December 12, 2013

Bob Diaco, who served on the Notre Dame coaching staff as the defensive coordinator for the past four years and the assistant head coach for the past two, has been named the head football coach at the University of Connecticut - the 30th in school history.

Elon Names Rich Skrosky Head Football Coach

December 12, 2013

Elon University Director of Athletics Dave Blank introduced Rich Skrosky as the new Phoenix head football coach today, Dec. 12. Skrosky becomes the 21st head football coach in school history and will guide Elon as it moves to the Colonial Athletic Association for the 2014 season.

Maurer Named Dean of Indiana State University Graduate College

December 6, 2013

Indiana State University officials have selected Lynn Maurer as dean of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies and chief research officer.