About Redlands

Recruiting Firm

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R. William Funk & Associates is the premier firm dedicated to higher education search consulting. Led by its founder and president, R. William (Bill) Funk, the firm is recognized for its unparalleled record in recruiting many of the nation's most esteemed college and university leaders.

Mr. Funk is the best-known and most widely respected search consultant serving higher education. He has been called the guru of higher education recruiting by The Chronicle of Higher Education and is listed as one of the 200 best executive recruiters in the world in The Global 200 Executive Recruiters: An Essential Guide to the Best Recruiters in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Latin America (Jossey-Bass, Inc).  He has conducted more than 300 searches for college and university presidents and chancellors.

For highlights about the University of Redlands, a description of the position and preferred presidential characteristics, view the Leadership Statement.

Thurber, an English bulldog, is the University's mascot.

He is named after Clarence Howe Thurber, University president from 1933-37.

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