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Vice President Searches

DePauw University is inviting nominations and applications for the positions of Vice President for Communications and Marketing and Vice President for Enrollment Management.


Vice President for Communications and Marketing 

This cabinet-level position will report directly to the President and serve as the University’s chief communications and marketing officer and steward of the University’s brand. Key responsibilities will include elevating and enhancing DePauw’s national reputation and awareness through the development of a comprehensive marketing strategy, the direction of all communications, both routine and crisis-related, and the management of advertising activities.

Vice President for Enrollment Management 

This cabinet-level position will report directly to the President and serve as the University’s chief enrollment officer responsible for admissions, financial aid, and retention, with key responsibilities for recruiting and enrolling a highly talented, academically driven, and diverse student body. The Vice President for Enrollment Management will work closely with colleagues in strategic planning, student recruitment, financial aid, academic affairs, student academic life, and co-curricular programs such as Honors and Fellows and athletics to enhance and encourage student recruitment, retention, and growth.


All nominations, inquiries, and applications will be confidential until a limited number of finalists are identified for campus interviews. Applications will be received until the position is filled, but in order to ensure full consideration by the search committee, applicants should have all required materials on file by April 11, 2017

Required application materials include a substantive letter of interest that addresses the agenda for leadership outlined in this prospectus, inclusive of a stated commitment to diversity and inclusion, a curriculum vitae/resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of five professional references. References will be contacted only with the applicant’s explicit permission. All application materials must be submitted electronically in MS Word or PDF format to

Ms. Julie E. Tea, Partner and Ms. Julie Williams-Krishnan, Senior Associate at Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, LP are assisting with this search. Nominators and prospective candidates are encouraged to contact them at to arrange confidential conversations.


  • February - Position Specifications finalized
  • March - April - Candidate pool established
  • April - First round interviews 
  • May - Final decisions and campus visits