We Stand For Justice: It is not sufficient for us, as a consulting company that believes deeply in the principles and values of higher learning and liberal education, to simply share in the shock and dismay that so many Americans feel about the actions, words, and events that disrupted Charlottesville and the University of Virginia this past weekend. Read our statement here.

Our primary purpose is to help colleges and universities improve the quality and quantity of student learning. We serve that purpose through the projects we do for clients, the work we do in collaboration with national and international organizations, and our own scholarship and writing. Every project we undertake – from academic and strategic planning to strengthening student services – is intended to support higher learning in higher education.

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NASPA17 Day 3- Monday 3/13/2017

#NASPA17 – Monday, 3/13/2017 K&A participated or lead three educational sessions during the first full day of the NASPA17 conference. The three sessions were; How Student Affairs Strengthens Institutional Strategic Read More

NASPA17 Days 1+2

#NASPA17 Day One (March 11/12, 2017) Snowstorm, Workshop, Many Miles, Luncheon, Anderson Cooper. 48+ hours of amazing learning, team building, and sharing with the #NASPA17 community. So happy to be Read More

Models for the Integration of Health and Counseling Services

225 D – Convention Center 9:00am–12:00pm Integration of health and counseling services requires the blending and synergy of both administrative and cultural aspects of centers; disciplines, traditions and norms, service Read More

How Student Affairs Strengthens Institutional Strategic Plans

Successful strategic plans recognize the essential partnership of Student and Academic Affairs in a whole campus approach to supporting student engagement, learning, and success. Strategic planning is a powerful opportunity Read More

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Tulane University

Tulane University is pleased to invite applications and nominations for the position of Director, Public Health Initiatives & Assessment. This is an exciting opportunity to lead and oversee a team of committed health professionals focused on facilitating student health and wellbeing as a core institutional value through a holistic approach. Tulane seeks a visionary, experienced, and collaborative Director

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Georgia Institute of Technology

The Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the Counseling Center in the Division of Student Life. This is an excellent opportunity that requires a highly collaborative and skilled psychologist to provide leadership and direction to a well-experienced and dedicated staff. The Director will provide vision in the development, implementation and evaluation of all programs

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University of South Alabama

The University of South Alabama is pleased to invite applications and nominations for the position of Director, Counseling and Testing Services. This position provides the opportunity for a collaborative leader to provide administrative leadership and strategic direction for a range of mental health support services at one of the fastest growing universities in the South.

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Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is pleased to announce the national search for the newly created position of Associate Vice President for Community Health and Well-Being (AVP). Keeling & Associates is supporting CMU in its search for an experienced professional who can provide vision and strong leadership in the University’s expanding efforts to prioritize health and well-being

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Richard Keeling

Eric Engstrom

Kyle Hutchison

Jan Walbert

Gage Paine

Alex Vasquez

Jeff Ewing

Gordon Winsor

Jennifer Dickson

Eric Narburgh

Angela Harris

John Stafford

Shawn De Veau

Lisa DeStephanis

Daniel Miller

Hazel Scott

Margaret Spear

Michael Smyer

Janet Smith Dickerson

Bruce Douglas

Joe Centrella

Brendon Stevens

Alex Emmanuele

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Brown University Announces Successful Hire

Keeling & Associates is proud to announce another successful executive placement with the hire of Dr. Vanessa Britto, of Wellesley College, as assistant vice president and executive director of health Read More

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Alex Vasquez joins K&A as Senior Consultant

Alex Vasquez, Dean of Students at Amherst College since 2014, will join K&A as Senior consultant on October 1, 2017. Mr. Vasquez, who is completing his Ph.D. at Boston College*, has a wide range of experience in his 20-year career in higher education. Alex has broad experience in student affairs and academic affairs, and has worked in cross-divisional roles to help create a more seamless student experience.

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Dr. Gage Paine to participate in NASPA Briefing

There is no one right path when it comes to thinking about your career. Although we think of our career path as defined by clear guidelines and norms, it is really more art than science.  In this Briefing, the presenters will share career pathing tools and experiences from the field. The content will be offered in a way each participant can personally explore the vast considerations and decisions for themselves.  

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K&A Statement: We Stand for Justice

It is not sufficient for us, as a consulting company that believes deeply in the principles and values of higher learning and liberal education, to simply share in the shock and dismay that so many Americans feel about the actions, words, and events that disrupted Charlottesville and the University of Virginia this past weekend.

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K&A Statement: We Stand for Justice

It is not sufficient for us, as a consulting company that believes deeply in the principles and values of higher learning and liberal education, to simply share in the shock and dismay that so many Americans feel about the actions, words, and events that disrupted Charlottesville and the University of Virginia this past weekend.

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Where in the World is Keeling & Associates

In 2017, K&A was pleased to announce that during a very busy 2016, not a single employee was involved in an air rage incident or embarrassing viral travel video. However, our team members experienced adventures, adversity, mechanical problems, over-fueling, weather delays, and lots of other challenges in the course of our travels to assist clients.

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#KAedchat – Interview Strategies for the Humble

As we look past the current weather into the warm embrace of spring, we also find ourselves amidst another packed “Search season.” This means interviews, campus visits, and endless opportunities — or requirements — to talk about yourselves and your work. We often find that most candidates view accomplishments as a team effort

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Strategic Thinking in 2017 and Beyond

What’s your reaction when someone tells you it’s time to work on a strategic plan? For some, the mere mention of strategic planning will elicit a groan or a roll of the eyes and spur images of out of touch ‘objectives’ that don’t relate to the institutional needs at all. The truth is that the old-school way of strategic planning

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