Jeff Ewing joined K&A in 2016 with over 20 years of experience working for and with institutions of higher education. He brings the perspective of an experienced student affairs professional having served in a number of roles including Dean of Students at Arcadia University. During his time at Arcadia, he also served as the Executive Assistant to the President and Affirmative Action Officer for four years; a role which included coordinating the activities of the Board of Trustees. He then worked for two regional accreditors, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and the WASC Senior College and University Commission where he was responsible for volunteer (peer reviewer) management and for overseeing the internal operations related to accreditation processes.
During Mr. Ewing’s entire career, he has been involved with search processes—serving on search committees, providing the internal support for two presidential searches, and hiring members of his staff. His goal has been to identify the best candidates who will ultimately be successful staff members while ensuring that the candidates are treated well and, regardless of the outcome, feel positively about the experience and the institution. He has been able to bring his experience and passion for the search process to K&A.
Mr. Ewing earned both a bachelor’s degree in Asian Studies and a master’s degree in Counselor Education from the University of Virginia. He has served as a member and president of a school board and has enjoyed being involved in other volunteer activities. Mr. Ewing currently resides in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.