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May 3, 2021 | In the Media
Polisky Named Combe Family VP For Athletics & Recreation

Mike Polisky is the new Combe Family Vice President for Athletics and Recreation, Northwestern University President Morton Schapiro announced Monday. View More>

Apr 21, 2021 | In the Media
There is a surge in new job openings, but why isn't there a surge in job candidates?

As vaccinations spread and the economy revs up, employers are looking to fill a surge of job openings even as relatively few workers apply. As a result, more firms are recruiting – luring skilled workers and low- and mid-level managers from rival companies as if they were high-level executives. View More>

Apr 20, 2021 | In the Media
Shift Underway in Private Equity Talent Acquisition Strategies

Having learned from past crises, PE firms are giving their portfolio companies more attention. That means looking closer at talent and finding new ways to unleash higher levels of leadership to boost results. After a year of turmoil, search consultants who specialize in private equity recruiting discuss what’s changed in the current COVID-19 environment, and what can be expected. View More>

Apr 8, 2021 | In the Media
'Bizarre' 2020 Led to Diverging Criteria for Asset Manager CEO Pay

The rubric for determining CEO compensation at asset management firms varied widely in 2020, as leaders steered their shops through uncertain waters. Boards determined CEO pay based on their evaluation of what was important: some rewarded specific achievements, while others looked at employee wellbeing. View More>

Apr 7, 2021 | In the Media
Tony Stubblefield Named DePaul Men’s Basketball Head Coach

DePaul University announced today that Tony Stubblefield has been named head coach of the men's basketball program. Stubblefield comes to DePaul after spending the last 11 seasons at the University of Oregon. Stubblefield has over two decades of experience in college basketball. View More>

Mar 18, 2021 | In the Media
DePaul Selects DHR International for Men’s Basketball Head Coach Search

DePaul University has selected Chicago-based DHR International for its national search for the school's next men's basketball head coach. DHR's Managing Partner and Global Sports Practice Leader Glenn Sugiyama will partner with Director of Athletics DeWayne Peevy on the national search. View More>

Mar 16, 2021 | In the Media | The Washington Post
DePaul AD Peevy understands eyes on him with coaching search

DePaul athletic director DeWayne Peevy understands all eyes are on him. He’s about to make his first major hire since he got the job in August, one that will go a long way toward defining his tenure, now that the Blue Demons have fired coach Dave Leitao. And the pressure is on to get it right. View More>

Mar 8, 2021 | In the Media | Central Michigan University
CMU alumna Shawna Patterson-Stephens named next chief diversity officer

Central Michigan University President Bob Davies announced alumna Shawna Patterson-Stephens will be serving as the next vice president and chief diversity officer in a March 8 email to the campus community. View More>

Jan 25, 2021 | In the Media | Ignites
Pandemic Scrambles Fund Employees’ Retirement Timelines

The pandemic has thrown a wrench into the retirement plans of some fund industry employees. One high-profile case of this is Barbara Novick, a cofounder of BlackRock, who is credited with building a powerful lobbying arm within the world’s largest manager. View More>

Jan 12, 2021 | In the Media
Announcing the Launch of Search for Arts Leadership Podcast

James Abruzzo, Global Head of DHR International’s Global Nonprofit Practice, and his long-time friend and colleague in the field, corporate and arts communication consultant, Svenja Kluckow, have created and produced a podcast series on a subject they are both passionate about: arts leadership. View More>