Collegiate Counsel, Inc.


Collegiate Counsel is dedicated to enhancing the process of identifying, attracting, evaluating and appointing exceptional leaders, consistent with the distinctive mission and unique culture of each of its clients. All of our Senior Consultants have been successful college or university presidents and have exceptional recruitment, organizational and leadership skills. The firm is founded on sound principles of professional, practical and productive executive search counsel.

The experience of its founder and president, Jon McRae, a successful executive search consultant in higher education and the corporate sector for more than forty years, helps assure that a professional, comprehensive and timely search is conducted. Simply stated, the role of Collegiate Counsel is to enable the search committee to make better decisions based on more and better information. 

Why Choose Collegiate Counsel?

  • Professional - Combining the best of academic and corporate search techniques - hire leaders to find leaders
  • Personal Involvement - Senior Consultants are seasoned and successful presidents from the private sector  
  • Flexible - Traditional searches or unbundled-component services accomodate institutional preferences