Jim Hundrieser, Ph.D. is the associate managing principal of AGB Institutional Strategies. Over his 25-year career in higher education, Hundrieser has served in a variety of roles from an institutional vice president, to consultant, to faculty member, to residence hall director. The core of Hundrieser’s work has been focused on providing ways for students to gain access to and succeed in higher education. As a first-generation college student, Hundrieser knows first-hand the opportunities that are afforded through earning and maximizing a college degree.
Prior to joining AGB Institutional Strategies, Hundrieser led the reengineering efforts of Plymouth State University’s undergraduate admissions department, which resulted in two straight years of record first-year enrollment. As vice president of student development at Lynn University, he led an effort that increased first to second-year retention rates by 8 percent in two years.
Hundrieser also was a full-time consultant for Noel-Levitz. There he worked with more than 50 campuses to create strategic enrollment plans, comprehensive retention strategies, and campus workshops on improving the quality of student life and learning.
Hundrieser is active in educational associations and is continually working to imagine and create new business models that ensure every student receives a high quality, rigorous, engaging, outcomes-oriented education.
He holds a B.S. from Northern Michigan University, an M.Ed. from Plymouth State University, and a Ph.D. in leadership and education from Barry University (FL).