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Anissa Kuhar named Director of Adult & Graduate Admission

03/06/2019 3:58 pm

Rockford University is pleased to announce the appointment of Anissa Kuhar of Rockford, Ill., as Director of Adult & Graduate Admission, effective March 6, 2019. This is a new position for the University created to provide leadership and management for a newly formed department responsible for the recruitment of students to existing and future adult accelerated and graduate degree programs across the University. Kuhar will focus on developing and executing recruitment and marketing strategies designed to attract graduate-level and adult degree completion program students, as well as working to grow existing and new relationships with corporations, community organizations and governmental agencies.  

Kuhar has served Northern Illinois University for 24-years, most recently as Assistant Director for the Division of Outreach, Engagement and Regional Development. She has a strong background in project management, communications, marketing, strategy development and community outreach. Previously, she served Rock Valley College as an instructor teaching on–site classes at United Parcel Service’s Air Hub location.

Active in the region, Kuhar serves on the Alignment Rockford Operating Board, where she evaluated projects that fulfill high-priority strategic needs in the RPS system. She also serves as coordinator for the Parents of Gifted Education’s Auburn High School Power Professional Speakers Forum. Kuhar earned her bachelor’s degree in marketing from Illinois State University and a master’s in business administration from Northern Illinois University.