Sidney A. Ribeau

Senior Consultant

Dr. Sidney Ribeau, immediate past president of Howard University in Washington DC, and President Emeritus of Bowling Green State University in Ohio, has had a 32-year career in higher education marked by an open minded and responsive approach, whether in the classroom or leading a university. At Bowling Green University in Ohio and then at Howard University in Washington, DC, Dr. Ribeau was recognized as an innovative leader who launched forward-looking initiatives to secure the university's future success within the context of a student-centered focus.  With broad understanding of the functioning of large and complex institutions of higher education, Dr. Ribeau brings to his work with Academic Search a depth and breadth of experience combined with an insight into today's students and the evolving ecology of higher education. He understands the temperament and skills necessary to be a successful academic leader which makes him uniquely qualified to identify and recruit candidates for that role.