Westminster Announces New Vice President of Enrollment Management

Oct 4, 2013

Oct. 4, 2013 Noted higher education enrollment leader and consultant joins Westminster SALT LAKE CITY - Westminster College is pleased to announce the appointment of John Baworowsky, Ph.D. as vice president for enrollment management. Dr. John Baworowsky brings more than 30 years of experience in enrollment management, student affairs, and marketing to Westminster College. Dr. Baworowsky has served as a vice president at several institutions and currently serves as a senior associate higher education consultant for Noel Levitz, the nation's largest higher education consulting firm. At Westminster he will focus on shaping enrollment and financial aid strategy, assisting in student retention initiatives, and supporting strategic planning and messaging. "I am very honored to be selected as the vice president for enrollment management at Westminster College. During my recent visit to campus, I found a committed faculty and engaged administrative staff," said Baworowsky. "It is particularly exciting to be joining the community at a time that a new strategic plan is being developed. Westminster has a long history of focusing on student learning and personal growth, and I look forward to contributing to the future success of the institution." After an intensive search, Dr. Baworowsky was selected to lead Westminster's enrollment management at a critical time when higher education institutions face admissions and affordability challenges. "John brings tremendous experience in private higher education, a national reputation and involvement in national enrollment dialogues, and a desire to contribute immediately to our success," said Dr. Brian Levin-Stankevich, president of Westminster College. As a columnist for The Chronicle of Higher Education, Dr. Baworowsky has written about international student recruitment, shared governance, student decision-making, and developing a brand. He has been instrumental in enrollment growth and stability at Dominican University of California and the American College of Greece. As vice president for enrollment and academic services at Saint Louis University, Dr. Baworowsky led the institution to a 15 percent increase in first-year students and developed a more national student body. He has been frequently interviewed and quoted in national media on topics including affirmative action, demographics of high school students, and marketing. He has appeared in Boston Magazine, The New York Times, Detroit Free Press, Saint Louis Post-Dispatch, and MSNBC among many media outlets. Baworowsky earned a Ph.D. from Saint Louis University, a master's degree from the University of Miami (FL), and a bachelor's from Loyola University of Chicago. Dr. Baworowsky and his wife, Dr. Kathleen Cross, are looking forward to living in Salt Lake City. He begins as vice president of enrollment management at Westminster on November 1, 2013.

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About Westminster

Westminster is a private, independent, and comprehensive college in Salt Lake City, Utah. Students experience the liberal arts blended with professional programs in an atmosphere dedicated to civic engagement. With the goal of enabling its graduates to live vibrant, just, and successful lives, Westminster provides transformational learning experiences for both undergraduate and graduate students in a truly student-centered environment. Faculty focus on teaching, learning, and developing distinctive, innovative programs, while students thrive on Westminster’s urban Sugar House campus within minutes of the Rocky Mountains.

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