VP for Enrollment Management Open Forums

Three finalists have been selected in the search to fill the vice president for enrollment management position at Arkansas Tech University.

The finalists are Dr. C. Blake Bedsole, director of admissions and enrollment management at the University of West Alabama; Fred A. Pierce III, director of corporate partnerships and career services in the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business Administration; and Gregory W. Thornburg, vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville.

The successful candidate will have direct responsibility of undergraduate, graduate, transfer, international and online admissions on the ATU campuses in Russellville and Ozark. Recruiting, financial aid, marketing and communication will also report to the vice president for enrollment management.

Open forums have been scheduled to provide the university community with an opportunity to meet all three candidates. Each open forum will be held in Rothwell Hall room 138 from 2:45-3:30 p.m. on the following dates (click on each finalist’s name to view his resume):

*Monday, Oct. 30: Dr. C. Blake Bedsole
*Tuesday, Nov. 7: Gregory W. Thornburg
*Wednesday, Nov. 8: Fred A. Pierce III