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TCS Education System

Dr. Susan Resneck Pierce is a tremendous and insightful resource for higher education today and the future. As the headwinds of the sector continue to shift, Pierce is highly relevant and thought-provoking in her counsel to presidents, governing boards, and key leaders alike. As president of an innovative higher education system comprised of multiple colleges and universities, I have experienced Pierce’s uncanny ability to bring broader perspective and solutions to a wide array of areas and... Read More
Dr. Michael Horowitz, Ph.D.,
TCS Education System

Kettering University

Charles F. Kettering III, Kettering UniversitySusan Pierce has been working with Kettering University since the Fall of 2011. In my role as Chair of the Board of Trustees at that point and until the Fall of 2014, I worked directly with Susan on a number of occasions and had the opportunity to observe the quality of her work with the Board and with Kettering’s President Bob McMahan. I will leave it... Read More
Charles F. Kettering III, Past Chair & current trustee, ,
Kettering University

Defiance College

Defiance CollegeSusan Pierce has been a real asset to Defiance College.   We've welcomed Susan to our campus for four different projects, ranging from broad-based organizational reviews to faculty governance and key board policy matters.
Susan's style of engagement gains the trust and respect of the campus community, which has been critical to the identification of the key issues and opportunities.  Her independent, outside-looking-in recommendations are focused... Read More
Philip Mallott Past Chair,,
Board of Trustees Defiance College

Sweet Briar College

Elizabeth H.S. Wyatt - Sweet Briar CollegeSusan Resneck Pierce has worked with me in two very different educational consulting capacities over the past six years.  She can lay out an impeccable process for working through a significant issue(s), work diplomatically to include all relevant parties, distill the major strategic issues backed up with useful research, and once the relevant information has been gathered, help lead the players... Read More
Elizabeth Wyatt,,
Vice Chair, Sweet Briar College Board of Directors and Chair of "The Working Group"

Carroll College

President Dr. Tom Evans - Caroll CollegeSusan Pierce is a “go to” person for Carroll College. The Board of Trustees retained her shortly after I was appointed president in 2012 to advise it and me about the transition, about governance, about effective board performance and how to move forward on strategic planning. In doing so, Susan facilitated two board of trustee retreats, a retreat for members of my Cabinet and a faculty... Read More
Dr. Thomas Evans, President,,
Carroll College.

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