About the Search Firm

Founded in 1982, Isaacson, Miller is a national executive search firm devoted to recruiting exceptional leaders for mission-driven organizations. Isaacson, Miller’s higher education practice is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive. The firm has developed an extensive network of contacts in academia and has one of the strongest track records of placing women and people from under-represented groups in leadership positions. Isaacson, Miller has deep experience in searches for chief executive officers of some of the nation’s leading public and private research universities.

The firm serves the full range of public and civic missions. In addition to higher education, it has active practices in scientific research institutions, human services, conservation and environmental defense, human and civil rights advocacy, preK-12 education, academic health care, philanthropy, arts and culture, and community-based economic development.