With more than a decade of higher education experience in recruiting, marketing, student advising, teaching and alumni engagement, Bree Liddell has an in-depth understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing today’s institutions. A senior associate based in Seattle, Washington, Bree is passionate about identifying thoughtful and mission-driven leaders who seek to advance their institutions’ goals, strategies and values. She has led and supported a broad range of academic and administrative leadership searches, from presidents and chancellors to provosts and deans, with particular expertise in the arts, social work, journalism, human resources, marketing/communications, and diversity, equity and inclusion.
Before joining WittKieffer in 2019, Bree served as graduate recruitment specialist for Washington University in St. Louis, where she leveraged her skills to both manage and build a recruiting infrastructure for graduate programs offered by the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. She increased enrollment for new students, helped to incorporate alumni into the recruiting process, partnered with senior leadership to formulate a strategic enrollment plan, and served as a representative for two university committees, including one on diversity and inclusion.
Prior to this, Bree worked in admissions at Saint Louis University where she recruited and served as an academic advisor for post-traditional learners for the School of Professional Studies. Her admissions career also included stints at McKendree University in Lebanon, Illinois, Hickey College in Maryland Heights, Missouri, and the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Her instructional experience includes courses in philosophy, logic and business ethics.