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Michael Heitkamp named as Vice President of Enrollment Management

President Robert Badal has announced that Michael Heitkamp will join University of Jamestown’s administration as Vice President of Enrollment Management. Heitkamp has extensive experience in the higher education admission process, most recently serving as the Associate Vice President of Admissions and Enrollment at Bemidji State University. Previous positions include Director of Admissions at the University of Mary, Bismarck, ND and Rasmussen College, Bismarck, ND. Heitkamp completed his undergraduate degree and Master of Business Administration at the University of Mary.

“Mike Heitkamp brings talent, enthusiasm and experience in our prime recruiting areas of North Dakota and Minnesota.” Badal says. “He will be a strong leader in both admissions and retention programs.”

“I am honored to be joining the University of Jamestown community,” Heitkamp says “I look forward to joining the talented leadership, faculty and staff who create a special environment that provides a truly transformative education.”

Heitkamp will begin employment at University of Jamestown on August 31, 2015.

The University of Jamestown was established in 1883 and is ranked as a top tier regional school in US News and World Report and a top Midwestern school in The Princeton Review. The school features development of the whole person through its distinctive Journey to Success experience.

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Posted:August 4, 2015

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