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Searches have resulted in a woman and/or person of color
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Executives placed at 114 institutions across North America
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Searches over last three years resulted in the appointment of candidates who identify as a member of Black, Indigenous, or other people of color communities (BIPOC)

Keeling & Associates works closely with institutions to provide comprehensive and focused support during the search process. We understand the unique needs of each position and develop a diverse and robust pool of candidates that will result in a successful hire.

OUR EXECUTIVE SEARCH APPROACH

As a comprehensive consulting and professional services firm, K&A believes that the most successful searches are based on a solid understanding and appreciation of institutional priorities and goals—only that deep understanding can produce the best outcomes.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSE CANDIDATE SOURCING

We understand the critical role a diverse staff, especially among senior leadership, plays in student success both in and out of the classroom. Increasing leadership opportunities for all qualified individuals is at the core of our philosophy and central to the ethics of our consulting practice.

OUR PARTNERSHIPS

ACE Executive Search Roundtable

The American Council on Education (ACE) Executive Search Roundtable provides opportunities for organizations to build on interests of ACE and executive search firms with the goal of identifying talented leaders for U.S. colleges and universities. K&A is pleased to be an active member of this group of excellent search firms that serve higher education.

INTERIM PLACEMENT SERVICES UPDATE

After 10 wonderful years and successful placements in a wide variety of institutions throughout the United States, NASPA and Keeling & Associates, LLC have discontinued operations of the Interim Executive Placement program as of December 15, 2022. As one of the many endeavors each organization leads, we are proud of the service we provided to our colleagues in their time of need.

Thank you to both the institutions who participated in the program and to the valued colleagues who served the profession in these integral transitional roles

K&A works with a wide range of public and private institutions and conducts full executive searches and searches for distinctive short-term appointments.

OUR EXPERTS

We are not your ordinary consultants. Instead, think of us as partners who share your goals. See us as catalysts, facilitating change. Let our distinctive and customized consulting and professional services help you put students first.

CONSULTING SERVICES

Rarely do we ever adhere to just one ‘service’ when working with our clients. A true partnership involves entirely unique work processes to solve the stickiest of problems, and create the biggest impact for the culture of higher learning.

OPEN SEARCHES

COMPLETED SEARCHES

LET’S WORK TOGETHER

Partner with us to advance learning and improve outcomes for you, your students, and your institution.