Indiana University Northwest announced on Tuesday the appointment of Alexis Montevirgen as Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management. Montevirgen comes from the College of Alameda in Alameda, Calif., where he was Vice President of Student Services.
Montevirgen brings with him nearly 15 years of higher education experience in student services and enrollment management. He is an experienced leader with a strong commitment to student success, educational access and educational equity. As part of his leadership experience in Student Affairs, Montevirgen has developed a strong background in strategic planning, enrollment management, marketing, outreach, recruitment, retention and student academic success.
He will serve as the chief student affairs and enrollment management officer for the campus. In his role, Montevirgen will be responsible for envisioning, planning, managing, and delivering student services and providing leadership and initiative in strategic planning for student recruitment and retention, financial aid policies, and co-curricular programs.
“It is with great pleasure that I welcome Alexis to IU Northwest and to the campus’s senior leadership team,” IU Northwest Chancellor William J. Lowe said. “He has an extensive background in higher education student services and enrollment management. His experience will be critical as we focus our attention on student recruitment, retention and providing a compelling and enriching campus experience that underwrites student academic success.”
Previously, Montevirgen served as Dean of Enrollment Services/Student Services at the College of Alameda; as the Director of Student Life at Evergreen Valley College; and as Associate Director of Multicultural Programs at California State University San Marcos.
Montevirgen earned his Doctor of Education from San Francisco State University, his Master of Science in Education from the University of Pennsylvania, and his Bachelor of Science from the University of California, San Diego.
“I’m thrilled to become a part of the extraordinary campus community at IU Northwest,” Montevirgen said. “I’m looking forward to working closely with my colleagues to build a robust enrollment plan that focuses on student success while ensuring that the student experience is top-notch.”
About Indiana University Northwest
As one of seven Indiana University campuses, IU Northwest leads the region as the premier, urban campus dedicated to serving the needs of more than 6,000 students from the state’s most diverse and industrialized region. Committed to helping its local Northwest Indiana communities thrive, IU Northwest is best-known for providing a personal, quality and affordable education close to home. IU Northwest positions its students to be leaders with more than 70 undergraduate, graduate and pre-professional degree options available from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health and Human Services, the School of Business and Economics, and the School of Education. The campus is also host to IU School of Medicine-Northwest, which actively involves students in research and local healthcare needs through its four-year medical doctorate program. For more information, please visit www.iun.edu