Pennsylvania State University selects Harris Search Associates to lead Executive Director of the Defense Related Research Units (DRRU) and Director of the Applied Research Lab (ARL) search
The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) is a public, state-related research university with campuses and facilities in Pennsylvania. Founded in 1855, the university has a stated threefold mission of teaching, research, and public service.
The Applied Research Lab (ARL) at Penn State is an integral part of one of the leading research universities in the nation and serves as a University Center of Excellence in Defense science, systems, and technologies with a focus in naval missions and related areas. As a DoD-designated, U.S. Navy UARC (University Affiliated Research Center), ARL maintains a long-term strategic relationship with the U.S. Navy and provides support for the other services. ARL provides science, systems, and technology for national security, economic competitiveness and quality of life through:
Harris Search Associates www.harrisandassociates.com - an IIC Partners member firm, is a leading global executive search and board advisory consulting firm with 48 offices in 34 countries worldwide. Our practice is focused on identifying and attracting leaders to support the growth of clients in the areas of research, science, engineering, academic medicine and commercial enterprises. Clients include the foremost universities, research parks, institutes, academic medical centers and commercial organizations driving global innovation and discovery.