Ian K. White, a higher education administrator with two decades of experience, recently joined New York Institute of Technology as registrar.

White will oversee an office of 11 staff members and report directly to Joseph Posillico, vice president for enrollment management.

As registrar, White will work closely with the Office of Academic Affairs and will be responsible for all registrar-related responsibilities, including academic policies and calendars, degree requirements, the curriculum, reporting, records, institutional research, compliance and strategic planning implementation.

White joins New York Tech from Caldwell University in Caldwell, N.J., where he most recently was the assistant vice president for academic initiatives and infrastructure, responsible for the registrar’s office, the Center for Advising, Records and Enrollment Services (CARES), career planning and development, and internal and external strategic initiatives.

During his nine years at Caldwell, he also served as registrar and CARES director and as director of institutional research. His experience includes developing strategic initiatives to improve service to students and expand tactics to increase student retention and persistence, award prior learning credit, and establish corporate and academic partnerships; participating in the core curriculum committee; utilizing data mining for retention and persistence and overseeing new program development; among other initiatives. 

Prior to his tenure at Caldwell, White was at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in the roles of academic programs manager, director of compliance for the academic auditing program, assistant registrar for data management, and registrar for the School of Nursing.

Ian White holds an Ed.D. in education leadership from Caldwell University, an M.A. in political science from Rutgers University, and a B.A. in philosophy from Saint Michael’s College (Colchester, Vt.).

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