Trine University Names New Assistant Vice President and Dean of Enrollment for TrineOnline
Thursday, September 17, 2020

ANGOLA, IN - Trine University has named Jason Watson assistant vice president and dean of enrollment for TrineOnline.

In this new position, Watson will provide direct oversight of enrollment management operations for TrineOnline. He will develop recruitment strategies and admission policies to enroll new students in TrineOnline programs.

Watson brings nearly two decades of experience in management, human resources and sales in multiple industries to the role. He has been at Trine since 2016, most recently serving as a career coach and industry liaison within the university's Career Center.

Prior to working at Trine, Watson was recruitment advertising supervisor for Fort Wayne Newspapers. He also has served as director of career services at Brown Mackie College in Fort Wayne, and held several managerial roles with Spartan Staffing.

Watson holds a bachelor of science in management from Indiana University in Bloomington and a Master of Business Administration from Trine University. He also is president-elect for the Indiana Council for Continuing Education.

The new role is part of restructuring within TrineOnline to better focus on the needs of Trine University's online students. In addition, Keirsten Eberts has been named assistant vice president and dean of academics for TrineOnline, where she will assess the needs and coordinate the development of all instructional programs and offerings in that division. She also will supervise all TrineOnline faculty and staff.

TrineOnline offers associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs in areas including business administration, criminal justice and psychology, education and general studies, engineering and technology, healthcare and leadership. Courses are offered completely online, allowing students to learn at their own pace. For more information, visit trine.edu/online.


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