Vice President for Strategy and Enrollment

(812) 866-7028

gage@hanover.edu

Biography

Twitter: @HC_ChrisGage

As vice president for enrollment management and special assistant to the president for strategic initiatives he serves to help guide the institutional strategic plan and enrollment management initiatives in consultation with all stakeholders.  He serves as the campus liaison to external research firms and coordinates college efforts with governmental relations and the non-profit community.  Serves to support enrollment, advancement, athletics and marketing division needs in collaboration with strategic plan initiatives.  Builds relationships with schools, alumni and thought leaders in new market areas.

Started his career with Hanover in 2005 in admissions.

What is distinctive about Hanover?  We encourage and expect students to explore their academic and co-curricular passions.  Experiential and interactive opportunities surround students at Hanover whether becoming a business scholar, competing in varsity and/or intramural sports, performing arts or travel abroad.  As a result of the relationships forged with faculty and staff, students leave here with the knowledge and confidence necessary to not only be extremely successful in life, but also act as good stewards in society.

 

Hometown: Yardley, PA

What did you do prior to Hanover? Worked at Xavier University in Cincinnati

What do you love about Hanover? We encourage and expect students to explore their academic and co-curricular passions. Experiential and interactive opportunities surround students at Hanover, who can become a business scholar, compete in varsity and/or intramural sports, engage in performing arts, travel abroad—or all of the above. As a result of the relationships forged with faculty and staff, students leave here with the knowledge and confidence necessary to not only be extremely successful in life, but also act as stewards in society.

What's your favorite place on campus or in Madison? On campus, I love The Point, the Brown Chapel, and the Duggan Library. My favorite places in Madison include Hinkle's, Cocoa Safari, Clifty Falls State Park, and the river walk on Vaughn Drive.

What are some of your interests, and what sort of things keep you busy? Reading, running, swimming, coaching, family game night, traveling

Is there anything that you've always wanted to do but never have? Skydiving

If you could visit one place in the world, where would it be? Italy

What's something that your coworkers might not know about you? I’ve lived in 8 states.

What advice would you give to students who are navigating the college search process? Take your time, visit as many schools as possible and settle on the institution that evokes the greatest emotional response.

Education

B.S. (Marketing), Indiana University Kelley School of Business

M.B.A., Xavier University

Ph.D., University of Nebraska

Christopher Gage