January 12, 2023
Finalists announced for Office of Recruitment and Admissions executive director
Submitted by Office of the Provost
The search committee for the executive director of the Office of Recruitment and Admissions announces three finalists who will interview for the position and invites you to attend the open forums presented by each candidate.
- Richard Liedtke, former executive director of enrollment management at Washburn University, will interview Jan. 18. The open forum will be from 2-3 p.m. in the Bluemont Room, K-State Student Union.
- Patrick Winter, interim executive director of the Office of Recruitment and Admissions at Kansas State University, will interview Jan. 19. The open forum will be from 2-3 p.m. in the Bluemont Room, K-State Student Union.
- Melissa Mace, vice president for student affairs and enrollment management at Missouri Western State University, will interview Jan. 20. The open forum will be from 2-3 p.m. in the Bluemont Room, K-State Student Union.
K-Staters are encouraged to review the application materials and attend each open forum and Q&A session. The finalists will respond to the following prompt in their open forums: "Considering the enrollment challenges facing higher education today, please share the types of strategies you believe public institutions like K-State (R1, land-grant, highly decentralized) will need to adopt to be successful growing enrollment and how you would lead change in a complex university environment."
An itinerary and application materials for each candidate are available on the vice provost for enrollment management's search website. Please be prepared to enter your K-State eID and password to access the information. For those unable to attend in person, the open forums will be streamed live and archived on the vice provost's search website.
There will also be an online candidate feedback survey on the search website. Each feedback survey will close at 5 p.m. two days following each candidate's open forum, and the presentation will be removed from the website at that time.
Oral or written feedback on the candidates may also be directed to members of the search committee. Please provide feedback no later than Tuesday, Jan. 24.