Author Profile

Michael Lorenz | Vice President of Strategy and Academic Operations, Purdue University Global

Current Position and Past Experience
Michael Lorenz is the vice president of strategy & academic operations for Purdue University Global, and also serves as the university registrar. He works to inform and guide university strategy, and then to organize and deploy university resources in furtherance of that strategy. As registrar, he has oversight and responsibility for the Office of the Registrar, and the Center for Prior Learning. Far from being unrelated to strategy or operations, these departments are core to our ability to fulfill our mission, and represent an engine for positive change.

Mike joined Purdue Global in 2004, and he has held leadership positions in various other areas, including academic advising, student coaching, and career services. He has had experience in various institutions of higher education. He was briefly, but happily, a high school Latin teacher.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Lorenz earned his bachelor's degree in classical studies from Knox College and a master’s degree in the same from Indiana University.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Mike enjoys family time, tinkering with bicycles and woodworking, and reading books (the older the better).

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