Placed Leaders

Anita Thomas


North Central College

Storbeck Search | Diversified Search Group partnered with North Central College to conduct a nationwide search that resulted in the appointment of Anita Thomas as the institution’s 11th President. She is the first woman and the first person of color to lead the College.

“Dr. Thomas is an inspiring and proven leader whose values are aligned with North Central College’s mission to prepare students to become curious and engaged citizens and leaders in their communities,” said Board Chair Holly Humphrey, MD ’79. “She has a keen sense of the higher education landscape and is poised to draw upon her vast experience in academia, and as a national thought leader, to move this institution forward. On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I am thrilled to welcome Dr. Thomas to the North Central community.” 

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