William Peace University Names Amber L. Stenbeck Vice President for Enrollment Management

Four-Year Baccalaureate College Hires Vice President for Enrollment Management with More Than 20 Years of Higher Education Experience

Raleigh, NC, January 07, 2012 --(PR.com)-- William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that Amber L. Stenbeck has joined the university to serve as the vice president for enrollment management. Previously working in both for-profit and non-profit colleges, Stenbeck brings more than 20 years of higher education experience to William Peace University, and will be responsible for overseeing the strategic planning and research required for university outreach among both current and prospective students.

“I am pleased to join William Peace University as the vice president for enrollment management, as it is truly an honor to serve in the field of education, an industry that helps mold the leaders of tomorrow,” said Stenbeck.

“We look forward to the impact Amber will have on our enrollment efforts and the future of William Peace University,” said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D, president of William Peace University. “Having served in higher education for more than two decades, Amber understands the need for connecting with both current and prospective student populations and its direct impact on overall enrollment growth.”

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- Stenbeck earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Saint Martin’s University in Olympia, Wash. She is currently finalizing her Master of Science degree in higher education administration from the Bay Path College’s online program in Longmeadow, Mass.

- Involved in the Boys and Girls Club, Girl Scouts and Human Resource Executives, Stenbeck resides in Raleigh, N.C.

About William Peace University:
William Peace University is located in the heart of Raleigh, North Carolina. It was founded in 1857 as Peace Institute, offering education for boys and girls in primary grades and to women from high school to college. Peace, an all women’s college, became a four-year baccalaureate college and graduated its first bachelor’s students in August of 1996. Peace began offering coeducational evening courses through the William Peace School of Professional Studies in 2009. In 2011, Peace College transitioned to William Peace University and will begin admitting male students to its day program in fall 2012. Its mission is to prepare students for careers in the organizations of tomorrow. On average, more than 90 percent of the university’s graduates are placed in jobs or graduate school within one year of graduation. For more information, please visit http://www.peace.edu.

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