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The JCCC Board of Trustees selected AGB Search, a leader in higher education search, to provide consulting services to assist the College in the search for our next President.

AGB Search specializes in executive search for higher education institutions. They will consult on and assist with all aspects of our search, including leading listening sessions, crafting the Presidential profile and job description, identifying and screening candidates, and transitioning leadership once an offer is completed.

Consultant Janice Fitzgerald

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Janice S. Fitzgerald has been an AGB Search Consultant since 2011. Ms. Fitzgerald's work for over 50 searches has focused upon public higher education leadership for universities, colleges, community colleges and state systems.

Ms. Fitzgerald served as Chief of Staff and Deputy Chancellor for the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system from 2001 to 2011.  As a part of the senior policy team for the college and university system during that time, she worked closely with the system’s governing board, the chancellor, and college/university presidents on matters of policy, procedure and practice systemwide. 

Read Janice's full bio on the AGB Search website.

Consultant James McCormick

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James H. McCormick, D.Ed., joined AGB Search in 2011.  Dr. McCormick's work for over 50 searches has focused upon public higher education leadership for universities, colleges, community colleges and state systems.

The respected Chancellor Emeritus of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, he began his term of office there in July 2001 and concluded service to the system in 2011.  Before undertaking Minnesota leadership, Dr. McCormick was the founding chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, created July 1, 1983, and also holds the title Chancellor Emeritus there.  He was president of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania from 1973 to 1983, and was a professor and administrator for Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania in the preceding eight years. 

Read James' full bio on the AGB Search website.