CINCINNATI, OH – Union Institute & University is pleased to announce that Kimbrea J. Browning has been appointed vice president for Enrollment Management, effective July 20, 2015.
Browning’s passion is helping adults complete their college degrees and reach their career goals.
She brings more than 10 years of higher education experience in admissions, organizational communication, education management, student services, marketing, and personnel training to her new position.
“I love that Union Institute & University is focused on its mission of engaging, enlightening, and empowering adult students to pursue a lifetime of learning, service, and social responsibility. The people—and the diversity and strength of the interdisciplinary programs—drew me to Union Institute & University. Our world is in need of more strong, committed, eager, fearless leaders, and Union’s mission is a call to action,” Browning said.
“After meeting with administrators and staff there’s one thing that’s clear: They are committed to and passionate about the mission of this university,” she continued. “I am honored to have this opportunity to serve the Union Institute & University community.”
Dr. Roger H. Sublett, president of Union Institute & University, is excited to have Browning join the Union family. “Kimbrea is an enthusiastic and results-oriented professional who understands the crucial role adult higher education plays in transforming lives and communities. She will be a positive addition to Union Institute & University,” he said.
Browning comes to Union from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, where she served as senior director of admissions. Prior to that position, she was employed in various roles with the University of Phoenix.
She earned her MBA from the University of Phoenix, Maryland Campus. She holds a bachelor of arts in organizational communication from Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky.
Browning replaces Jon Mays who retired June 30, 2015.
About Union Institute & University
Union Institute & University, headquartered in Cincinnati with academic centers in Los Angeles, Sacramento, North Miami Beach, and Brattleboro, Vermont, is in its 51st year of educating highly motivated adults who seek academic programs to engage, enlighten, and empower them to pursue professional goals and a lifetime of learning, service, and social responsibility. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Union Institute & University offers undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degree programs designed for adults seeking to make a difference in their own lives and within their communities. Since its inception in 1964, the university has offered specialized distance-learning programs that combine online and classroom coursework with high-touch faculty attention, designed for students regardless of where they live and work. Union’s flexible delivery models, combined with its focus on social relevance, distinguish it from other universities by providing non only online classes, but also brief residencies, face-to-face small classroom settings, and a hybrid model, all emphasizing relevant and transformative coursework taught by more than 300 faculty/scholar-practitioners. Union graduates, including more than a dozen college presidents, leaders in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, members of the United States Congress, and the first female prime minister of Jamaica promote Union’s legacy of utilizing education to engage, enlighten, and empower.