Augie names Barnds as executive VP


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Posted Online: Nov. 23, 2012, 11:11 pm
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By Anthony Watt awatt@qconline.com
W. Kent Barnds, vice president of enrollment, communication and planning at Augustana College, has been named the executive vice president, the college announced this week.

His duties will include work in the areas of recruitment, financial aid, communication and marketing, strategic planning, campus master planning, risk management and general operations.

Mr. Barnds has been at Augustana since 2005, first serving as the vice president of enrollment. He is credited with supervising the "the most successful enrollment in the college's history." During his time at Augustana the number of students has reached 2,551 — which the college has described as a record high.

Mr. Barnds served as dean of admissions and enrollment management at Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, Pa., before taking his first positions at Augustana.

His bachelor's degree is from Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pa., according to the college. His master's in management is from Regis University, Denver, Colo.



















 



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