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UMD Announces New Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment and Institutional Effectiveness
Dr. Monica Bruning
The University of Minnesota Duluth has selected Dr. Monica Bruning
as the new associate vice chancellor for Enrollment and Institutional Effectiveness.
"Dr. Bruning has led outstanding work in the area of increasing recruitment and
retention of a diverse student population. I'm very excited to have her on board to
help guide us in our efforts," said Andrea Schokker, UMD executive vice chancellor
of Academic Affairs.
Bruning will lead the areas of Admissions, Registrar, Financial Aid, Students in
Transition, Assessment/HLC, Strategic Enrollment Management, and Institutional
Research. She begins her new role July 24.
"I look forward to joining the UMD family. During my interview, it became clear
to me the needs of the position will draw upon my career experiences -- that's
rewarding. And I will appreciate returning home to serve the citizens of my native
Minnesota," said Bruning.
Bruning served as director of Admissions at Western State University and Montana
Tech of the University of Montana early in her career. She then moved to Iowa State
University where she served as the outreach/recruitment and talent expansion
director for the College of Engineering.
In recent years, she has served as a senior research associate and faculty member at
Iowa State and led a collaborative multimillion-dollar National Science Foundation
longitudinal study to broaden STEM participation with Des Moines Area Community
Bruning has a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Iowa State.
She earned a Master's in Public Administration from the University of Colorado –
Denver and a B.S. in Education from North Dakota State University. She is a graduate
of Apple Valley High School in Apple Valley, Minn.