Charles Bunting


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Charles I. Bunting conducts searches for senior positions in colleges, universities, and other non-profit organizations, and has been working in executive search since 2000. While Chancellor of the Vermont State Colleges over the prior fifteen years, Dr. Bunting co-chaired and guided all of the system’s presidential searches.

In addition to his work in executive search, Dr. Bunting is a member of the Board of Trustees of Hampton University, is a member of the Board of Directors of United Educators Insurance RRG, and is a member of the Advisory Council for The Virginia B. Smith Innovative Leadership Award. Dr. Bunting also serves as senior advisor for Jobs for the Future and chairs the Board of Directors of the Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden County, Vermont.

Earlier in his career, Dr. Bunting was a founding member of the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education, also serving as its Director and Deputy Director. He also served as Chief of Staff for the U.S. Department of Education during its founding year. Subsequently, he held two senior administrative positions at Vassar College. Dr. Bunting is a former chair of the board of trustees of the Council for Adult and Experiential Education (CAEL), President of the Harvard Graduate School of Education Alumni Association, and President of the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association. He is also a former member of the Vermont Business Roundtable and the American Council on Education Commission on Governmental Relations. Mr. Bunting has been an adviser for many institutions, including the Association of Governing Boards, the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, the Cleveland Foundation, and the University of Maine System.

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Ed.D. Harvard University
M.A.T. Harvard University (English)
B.A. Amherst College (English)