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The Wheless Advantage

Looking for top tier hires and leadership, we bring it. Read more about our philosophy, business model, and the advantage we bring to our clients.

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Committment to Diversity

68% of our Chancellor and President Searches result in hires of females and people of color. Read more...

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Higher Education Practice

A trusted columnist for The Chronicle of Higher Education calls us "The most effective search firm in higher education search today."

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Other Sectors Served

Our consultants work across multiple industry lines, business sectors, etc., and have served some of the most prestigious enterprises in the country...

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Off-Limits, A Real Problem to Clients Wanting the Best-Of-The-Best Candidate Pool

Off Limits: Why Institutions Experience Failed Searches The fundamental caveat in the search industry is that a search firm does not recruit away from its clients. Simply defined, “off limits” means that some of the largest search firms have too many clients and too many intertwined relationships, and, therefore, too many formal and informal “off-limits”

New Leadership, NMSU Chancellor and President Praised For First Enrollment Increase Since 2010

Through the efforts of our search consultants, Dan Arvizu (the first Hispanic Chancellor of NMSU) and John Floros were both hired last year to succeed Chancellor Garrey Carruthers as System Chancellor and University President respectfully. On September 26, 2019, New Mexico State University’s new leadership celebrated some encouraging figures on student enrollment. The university reported

President Elect Dr. Jay Golden Makes Great Impression

Jay S. Golden was appointed as the 14th President of Wichita State University by the Kansas Board of Regents October 31, 2019. He will begin his duties at Wichita State University in January 2020. In a recent campus visit, he left quite a positive impression on the campus community. Click here to view the full

About Wheless Search and Consultants

This past year Wheless Search and Consulting branched from Wheless Partners Executive Search to formalize our Higher Education Practice and to offer a new and exciting search perspective to our clients. Continuing a 30-plus year tradition of serving clients in higher education, health sciences, and corporate and non-profit institutions, the formalization of Wheless Search and