June 28, 2023
Purdue Global names vice president of strategic enrollment management
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue Global has appointed Jacques Rojahn as its inaugural vice president of strategic enrollment management. He reports to Chancellor Frank Dooley as a member of the university’s senior leadership team.
In this newly created position, Rojahn integrates operational and strategic enrollment management initiatives across Purdue Global. His work supports Purdue Global’s land-grant mission and strategy for enrolling and educating working adults in fully online courses while focusing on building an increasingly diverse student body. Rojahn will coordinate with Purdue University’s Office of Industry Partnerships to support enrollment from military and corporate partners.
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With over 20 years of experience at the intersection of education and technology, he is passionate about student success and the transformative power of education.
“I’m honored to be part of this team and continue to be inspired by Purdue Global’s unwavering dedication to expanding access, equity and opportunity in higher education. The mission of Purdue Global deeply resonates with me, and I am thrilled to work with the team to continue to transform online public education and increase access and outcomes for all students,” Rojahn said.
“We are excited to have Jacques join Purdue Global, especially as we continue encouraging working adults to come back and get that degree,” Dooley said. “His expertise will help guide us through the fast-paced world of online higher education.”
Before joining Purdue Global, Rojahn held various senior leadership positions in admissions, enrollment, student success and community engagement. His broad range of experience has provided him with a perspective on serving students in different educational settings, including community colleges, public universities and private enterprise. He also serves as a strategic advisor to a variety of education companies and often volunteers his time and expertise to service-centered organizations.
Rojahn holds an MBA from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a master’s degree in international law and diplomacy from St. John’s University.
Purdue Global is Purdue’s online university for working adults.
About Purdue Global
Purdue Global is Purdue’s online university for working adults who have life experience and often some college credits. It offers flexible paths for students to earn an associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree, based on their work experience, military service and previous college credits, no matter where they are in their life journey. Purdue Global is a nonprofit, public university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and backed by Purdue University. For more information, visit https://stories.purdue.edu/purdue-global/.
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