Vice President, Higher Education Practice
After more than 25 years of service in the academy, Jan Asnicar joined EFL Associates in 2007. As Vice President, she manages the Higher Education Practice and works closely with the senior consultants as well as coordinating the activities of the Board of Advisors. Since beginning her work in the Practice, she has assisted a wide variety of institutions in over 50 search projects ranging from Chancellor/Presidential and Dean searches to executive staff and cabinet level positions. She has worked with both public and private institutions and regularly customizes services to meet the needs of this broad client base.
Ms. Asnicar began her career in higher education in student affairs at the University of Wisconsin System where her focus was in student governance and residential life. In the 1980s, she joined an educational consulting firm that specialized in assisting institutions with the development of programs for adult learners. As Vice President, she worked with colleges and universities throughout the country providing guidance and support in the areas of strategic planning, external compliance, staff development, enrollment management, communications, public relations, marketing and promotion. Her efforts and those of her team resulted in extending access to adults throughout the country to educational opportunities that affected them positively in both personal and professional ways.
Ms. Asnicar has been invited to present at regional, national, and international conferences on various topics including faculty development, assessment, effective advertising strategies, strategic planning and the changing demographics of college students.