Collegiate Counsel, Inc.


Collegiate Counsel enhances 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 presidents or provosts 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 many years, helps assure that a professional, comprehensive and timely search is conducted. A team spirit pervades as all Senior Consultants support your lead consultant on every assignment. Simply stated, the role of Collegiate Counsel is to enable the search committee to make a better decision 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
  • Proactive Recruitment -  Senior Consultants are experienced and successful presidents/provosts using time-tested practices
  • Flexible Pricing - Traditional searches or unbundled-component services accommodate institutional preferences