Watch the heartfelt message to the UM-Flint Community by Anthem Executive placed Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Sonja Feist-Pricehttps://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zGgYsszcYGQ



Sonja Feist-Price appointed UM-Flint Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs…  Following a nationwide search conducted by Anthem Executive, the University of Michigan Board of Regents approved Sonja Feist-Price, a professor at the University of Kentucky, as the next provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Michigan-Flint. She will begin her appointment on August 1, 2020.  https://news.umflint.edu/2020/06/25/sonja-feist-price-appointed-um-flint-provost-and-vice-chancellor-for-academic-affairs/  At UK, Sonja directed both the African American Studies and Research Institute and Graduate Studies in Rehabilitation Counseling in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education & Rehabilitation Counseling. A licensed psychologist, Feist-Price also is a certified rehabilitation counselor, licensed professional clinical counselor, and trained mediator.


When Should You Recruit Again? How About Now? – If your institution has a critical leadership position open, your best chance of attracting top candidates might be while other campuses have suspended all hiring amid Covid-19.  Read the article by J.R. Wheless here: https://www.chronicle.com/article/When-Should-You-Recruit-Again-/249158/


Academic Hunger Games: HBCUs in Fight for Survival – This commentary in The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education is authored by Dr. John M. Rudley, one of Anthem Executive’s subject matter experts.  John is a former Special Assistant to the U.S. Department of Education; a former interim President and Chancellor of the University of Houston System; and the Eleventh President of Texas Southern University, where he now serves as President Emeritus. Although it is encouraging to see historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) mentioned in national media because of President Trump’s recent Executive Order, the attention may be obscuring a bigger issue complicating these institutions’ survival… https://www.jbhe.com/2017/04/academic-hunger-games-hbcus-in-a-fight-for-survival/


President Search for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas – A national search is underway for the next president of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and we are leading this effort.


President Elect Dr, Jay Golden Makes A Great Impression – Jay S. Golden was appointed as the 14th President of Wichita State University by the Kansas Board of Regents October 31, 2019. In a recent campus visit, he left quite a positive impression on the campus community. https://www.wichita.edu/administration/president/presidentelect/index.php


New Leadership, NMSU Chancellor and President Praised for First Enrollment Increase Since 2010 – On September 26, 2019, New Mexico State University’s new leadership celebrated some encouraging figures on student enrollment. The university reported its first increase in overall enrollment since 2010 across its campuses in Las Cruces and Doña Ana County, Alamogordo, Carlsbad and Grants. https://www.lcsun-news.com/story/news/education/nmsu/2019/09/29/enrollment-increase-new-mexico-state-university/3776795002/