UNT names Rebecca Lothringer director of admissions
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Troy Johnson, associate vice president for enrollment management at the University of North Texas, has announced that Dr. Rebecca Lothringer has been named director of admissions.
In making the announcement, Johnson said, "Rebecca Lothringer will lead a key operational unit during a time of anticipated growth in the quality, quantity and diversity of students. Since 2000, UNT has contributed substantially to the state's Closing the Gaps effort by increasing enrollment by 28 percent and degrees awarded by 47 percent. As director of admissions, Dr. Lothringer will play a key role in our continued growth."
During her 18 years working in higher education, Lothringer has held leadership roles in several regional and national associations and served on various state committees. In 2008 Lothringer served as president of the Texas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, the nation's largest state association of its kind. She currently serves on the state ApplyTexas Common Application Committee and is the UNT Admissions Assembly delegate for the College Board.
Lothringer, who joined the UNT staff in 1995, has served as interim director of admissions for the past nine months. Prior to joining UNT, she worked at Texas A&M University - Commerce for five years as an admissions/financial aid advisor and coordinator of recruitment. She earned a doctorate in higher education administration from UNT with a dissertation field studying the academic profiles of Hispanic college students. Additionally, Lothringer has taught Psychology of Learning and Success at UNT.