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FAU Names Wendy Kutchner Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management and University Registrar

BOCA RATON, Fla. (January 7, 2013) – Florida Atlantic University has named Wendy Kutchner, Ed.D. as assistant vice president for enrollment management and university registrar. Kutchner will provide leadership, management and coordination of daily operations in the registrar’s office. She also will provide direction to the planning and delivery of university enrollment services.

“I am eager to play a key role in the university’s culture and strategically position FAU’s visibility nationally and globally,” said Kutchner. “My demonstrated record of successful leadership in organizational restructuring, system implementation, assessment and academic policy provide a strong foundation for serving as the university registrar.”

Prior to joining FAU, Kutchner served as university registrar at Temple University in Philadelphia from 2008-12, and as university registrar at Philadelphia University from 2005-08. She earned her Doctor of Education degree from Temple University, and has more than 23 years of professional experience in higher education. Kutchner also serves on various professional committees, including in a leadership role with the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO).

“We are very excited to have Wendy join our enrollment management team,” said Rob Seltzer, Ph.D., associate vice president of enrollment management at FAU. “With her background and experience, Wendy will provide new leadership for the registrar’s office and establish partnerships with the offices of admissions and financial aid to enhance our services to students.”

Kutchner will join the University on Monday, Jan. 14.


Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion, serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students at sites throughout its six-county service region in southeast Florida. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University is placing special focus on the rapid development of three signature themes – marine and coastal issues, biotechnology and contemporary societal challenges – which provide opportunities for faculty and students to build upon FAU’s existing strengths in research and scholarship. For more information, visit

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