Higher Education

Higher Education

Our Higher Education Practice has partnered with universities and colleges across the country in conducting over 900 comprehensive searches. Our clients include leading liberal arts colleges, community colleges, regional colleges and universities, large research universities, HBCUs, AAU institutions, health science centers, and secondary education institutions.

Today, more than ever, higher education is facing unprecedented challenges. We understand the situations facing these institutions, which is why we strive to provide the highest level of executive search excellence to our clients as we partner with them in recruiting exceptional, impactful leaders. We are committed to recruiting diverse candidates who will promote an inclusive, respectful, safe, and welcoming environment.  

At Buffkin / Baker, we are keen on understanding our client’s needs and objectives, and helping to recruit the best leadership talent, not just the best talent readily available. Through our proven process and 100+ years of experience, our partner-led team consistently delivers a diverse slate of innovative leaders to our clients.


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As a retained, specialty boutique search firm leader, each partner in the firm has expertise in their respective fields and each has over a decade of retained search experience. Combined, our partners have over 200 years combined executive search experience and 210 years of operating experience by our partners. Our job as search professionals is to recruit leaders in Healthcare, Higher Education, Private Equity, Digital Transformation, Technology, Media & Telecom, Entertainment, and Non-Profit.

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Contact our partner-led team of executive search professionals. We are a boutique recruitment firm connecting leading organizations with trusted professional candidates who have the experience to lead your vision.

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