Kim Johnson

Ms. Kim Johnson accepted the invitation to serve as Interim Vice President of Enrollment Management in July 2010.  Kim has been working with our Undergraduate Admissions team since February 2010 and has been responsible for helping the team achieve enrollment goals every year since 2010. Kim will continue working with our team and will now expand her responsibilities to include support for Financial Aid and Graduate/SPS Admissions.

Kim is an Associate Principal with Hardwick-Day, the enrollment management consulting group that we use. Kim brings 15 years of admission expertise from both public and private institutions to assist Hardwick-Day clients with undergraduate, graduate, and professional admissions programs and recruitment, improving operations, tactics, and execution, and conducting program turnarounds. She has an established record of achieving significant results and developing strong teams for success.

Kim spent eight years in admissions at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She managed a budget of over $6 million, oversaw human resources, and led the staff development program. Kim then worked for seven years at Creighton University, in professional school admission. At Creighton, Kim redesigned the admission web site and publications and implemented use of centralized application services and electronic access to applications. She held secondary appointment as an academic advisor for pre-professional students during which time she was recipient of the annual Outstanding Pre-Major Advisor award and was involved with University-wide retention. Kim has a BS in Journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Nebraska.


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Senior Administrative Assistant
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