Ashland University Hires New Director of Admissions

12/8/11 ASHLAND, OH -- W.C. Vance has been hired as director of undergraduate admissions at Ashland University. In this role, Vance will provide strategic leadership and vision for undergraduate recruitment and admissions.

Vance comes to Ashland from the University of Missouri, Kansas City, where he had served as director of admissions for the past two years. Prior to that, he served as director of undergraduate admissions at Slippery Rock University for two years and was associate director of admissions at the University of Toledo for eight years. Vance also taught in the Department of Communication at the University of Toledo for four years.


Vance has a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Toledo as well as bachelor of business administration in management degree from Toledo. 

Ashland University, ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2012, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University ( values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.

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