Heather Kim joins Trine main campus as assistant VP and dean of admission

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ANGOLA - (06/19/2017) Heather Kim has joined the admission team on Trine University's main campus as assistant vice president and dean of admission.

"Heather brings a wealth of experience in enrollment management, as well as a knowledge base of processes and practices, which will immensely complement Trine University's admission team," said Scott Goplin, vice president for enrollment management. "I am excited by her new role, as it will have direct impact on our continued ability to achieve ever-greater enrollment goals."

Kim brings extensive experience in higher education administration to the position. She has worked in admission, student services and marketing positions for DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana; Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona; Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona; and Arizona Christian University in Phoenix, Arizona. She most recently served as assistant vice president at Trine University's Peoria, Arizona, campus.

In her new role, Kim will have direct responsibility for supervising the day-to-day operations of the Office of Admission on Trine's main campus, including supervision of the admission office student workers, admission counselors and Director of First Impressions. She also will represent the university at a variety of admission activities.

"Trine University has a rich history, exceptional reputation and a legacy of preparing students to lead, succeed and serve," Kim said. "With a passion for higher education and helping students fulfill their academic goals, I am thrilled to be back in my home state of Indiana and joining a talented team of admission professionals and to serve the university in this capacity."

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Trine University, an internationally recognized, private, co-educational, residential institution, offers associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in the Allen School of Engineering & Technology, Ketner School of Business, College of Graduate and Professional Studies, Franks School of Education, Jannen School of Arts & Sciences and Rinker-Ross School of Health Sciences. Trine is a member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association and offers 23 varsity sports (introducing men's and women's ice hockey, bowling, esports and women's triathlon in fall 2017). Its golf program includes the university-owned 18-hole championship Zollner Golf Course. Founded in 1884 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org), Trine operates a 450-acre main campus in Angola, Indiana, and education resource centers throughout Indiana and Michigan.