Christopher Gage

Special Assistant to the President and Director of Strategic Initiatives

(812) 866-7028


As special assistant to the president and director of strategic initiatives he serves to help guide the institutional strategic plan 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 stewards in society.

Hometown: Yardley, Pa.

Hobbies and Interest: running, golf, travel and spending time with family. My wife, Rhonda, and I are the proud parents of Lauren Marina and Claire Lillian Gage.

Madison / Hanover Recommendations: Hinkle's and Cocoa Safari, Clifty Falls State Park, the river walk on Vaughn Drive.


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

M.B.A., Xavier University

Ph.D., University of Nebraska

Christopher Gage