Dr. John M. Baworowsky, vice president for enrollment management, brings more than 30 years of experience in enrollment management, student affairs, public relations and financial aid. He has served as a vice president in higher education in both the United States and overseas. He supervises Undergraduate Admissions, Office of Financial Aid, Office of the Registrar and Marquette Central.
He has a long association with Jesuit institutions, earning his bachelor’s degree at Loyola University Chicago and his doctorate from Saint Louis University. All three of his children are graduates of Loyola Academy (Ill.) and his wife, Dr. Kathleen Cross, earned both her bachelor’s degree and doctorate at Saint Louis University.
As a columnist for The Chronicle of Higher Education, Baworowsky has written about international student recruitment, shared governance, student decision-making, and developing a brand. He has been instrumental in enrollment growth and stability at Dominican University of California, American College of Greece and Saint Louis University.
He is also a noted national speaker on the topics of strategic communications, international students, and financial aid. He has spoken at the National Conference on Student Recruitment, Marketing and Retention; NAFSA: Association of International Educators National Conference; Technology in Student Recruitment Conference; National Association of Collegiate and University Business Officers; E-Recruitment Mastery Workshop; and the Council for the Advancement and Support for Education.
Baworowsky has been frequently interviewed and quoted in national media on such topics as affirmative action, demographics of high school students, student development, enrollment, and marketing. He has been quoted in The New York Times, St. Louis Post Dispatch, Chronicle of Higher Education, Northern Iowan, Detroit Free Press, and MSNBC.
He has received a number of honors and awards, including been named a “heavy hitter in higher education” by CASE and being chosen as a Distinguished Educator by the U.S. Air Force ROTC.