|New Dean of Enrollment to help UWest grow, starts Aug. 25|
University of the West announced on Thursday, July 31, that it has hired Maria Concepcion Ayon as Dean of Enrollment. She begins in her new position starting on Aug. 25.
“I am pleased to announce that Dr. Maria Concepcion Ayon has accepted our invitation to serve as Dean of Enrollment” said Dr. Steve Morgan, UWest President. “Dr. Ayon emerged from a lengthy search as our number one candidate following her presentation to a representative group of faculty and staff here on campus.”
Dr. Ayon holds her B.A. and M.A. degrees from California State University, Northridge and her Ed.D. from University of La Verne.
Ayon has served in a variety of positions related to recruitment and retention of students at several California-based universities. Most recently, she worked as the Assistant Director of Teacher Education Programs University of La Verne’s Kern County campus. She also had teaching experience in the College of Education and Organizational Leadership at ULV.
Ayon will oversee student recruitment, financial aid and admissions at UWest.