Kibler Named Registrar at Ohio Wesleyan University

DELAWARE, Ohio – Ohio Wesleyan University has appointed Michele Kibler as its new registrar. She is responsible for maintaining academic records and helping to keep students on track as they work to earn their bachelor’s degrees.

Kibler has 21 years of experience in higher education, including 12 years as the registrar for Columbus College of Art and Design. She will join Ohio Wesleyan Nov. 8.

In her new role, Kibler will lead strategic planning, ensure proper record management, and identify ways to reduce barriers to graduation – all with a collaborative, service-oriented, one-stop-shop mindset.

At Columbus College of Art and Design, Kibler oversaw several major initiatives, including developing online registration and setting up an online payment system. She also helped to refine the college’s registration schedule and exit surveys to better understand student-retention trends.

Before joining CCAD, Kibler worked as a records office assistant at Kent State University, where she earned her undergraduate degree.

Kibler is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers and the Ohio Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.

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