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Sue DeWine, Ph.D. has joined RHPA as Senior Consultant

We are pleased to announce that Sue DeWine recently joined R. H. Perry & Associates after more than 40 years in higher education. Sue has had a successful career in academe with extensive experience as an administrator, fundraiser and communication consultant. She was a full professor and consultant to industry in a large public institution and Provost and President at two small private colleges. Her expertise is academics. Dr. DeWine became…

EVER WONDER WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE A COLLEGE PRESIDENT?

Described as one of the toughest jobs in America, Roger Martin, former Harvard dean, writes about the triumphs and disappointments, defeats and victories of his first year as the president of a small liberal arts college in the Northeast.  He deals with tight budgets, challenging enrollments, a restive faculty and staff, and a spirited student body all while juggling the responsibilities of home and family. We receive added insight from Susan…

Thomas K. DaRin has joined RHPA to Lead Our Enrollment Management Search Practice

We are pleased to announce that Thomas K. DaRin has joined R. H. Perry & Associates as the firm’s Enrollment Management Search Practice Leader. Tom brings 30 years of experience as an enrollment management professional with Nazareth College and Long Island University. Tom’s expertise extends to professional development of new and emerging admissions officers – gained while serving on the faculty of NACAC Admissions…

Congratulations

July 7, 2016
NCEA Board of Directors appoints Dr. Thomas W. Burnford as new President and CEO. Dr Bumford brings commitment, passion and a bold vision to NCEA.

May 19, 2016
The ICC Board of Trustees unanimously approved the contract to officially install Dr. Sheila Quirk-Bailey of Huntley, Ill., as the College’s fifth president. Dr. Quirk-Bailey will begin her new role on July 1.

May 19, 2016
Marietta College announced today that Dr. William N. Ruud, current President at the University of Northern Iowa, will be the College’s 19th President. Dr. Ruud will succeed Dr. Joseph Bruno, whose four-year tenure at Marietta ended on May 13.