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 www.huronconsultinggroup.com/highereducation 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 www.huronconsultinggroup.com.