Huron Consulting Group Adds Higher Education Change Management and HR Expert

  Huron Consulting Group Adds Higher Education Change Management and HR Expert

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CHICAGO -- January 22, 2013

Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business
consulting services, today announced that Jim Sowers has joined the Company as
a managing director in its Huron Education practice focused on human resources
and change management for universities.

“Higher education institutions are struggling to align their academic missions
with their resources, while maintaining their financial health,” said Laura
Yaeger, executive vice president, Huron Education.“Jim will work with the
existing Huron Education team to strengthen our robust offerings in
performance improvement, change management and enterprise wide transformation.
We are pleased to welcome him aboard and are confident he will be a tremendous
resource for our academic and research institution clients.”

Sowers has more than 25 years of consulting experience across a variety of
industries, including working with colleges and universities. Prior to joining
Huron Education, he served as a managing director at WIPRO Consulting Services
where he founded and managed the global human resources and change management
practice. At Huron Education, Sowers will be responsible for expanding Huron
Education’s performance improvement and transformation offerings, specifically
related to human resources and change management. He will work with
institutions to identify critical talent needs and build talent management and
human resources capabilities.

About Huron Education

Huron Education is the premier provider serving the unique needs of the higher
education industry. Our team of professionals, each with extensive knowledge
and experience in the business of higher education and academic medical
centers, delivers comprehensive services to the industry and partners with
institutions to improve business performance across the enterprise. Our
professionals draw from their experience working in the strategic, financial,
operational, and regulatory aspects of higher education to develop and
implement the most effective consulting and software solutions. Huron
Education has helped more than 90 of the nation’s top 100 research
institutions improve their performance so they can continue their traditions
of extraordinary achievement. Learn more at or follow us on Twitter: @Huron.

About Huron Consulting Group

Huron Consulting Group helps clients in diverse industries improve
performance, comply with complex regulations, reduce costs, recover from
distress, leverage technology, and stimulate growth. The Company teams with
its clients to deliver sustainable and measurable results. Huron provides
services to a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed
organizations, including healthcare organizations, Fortune 500 companies,
leading academic institutions, medium-sized businesses, and the law firms that
represent these various organizations. Learn more at


Huron Consulting Group
Jennifer Frost Hennagir, 312-880-3260
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