James E. (Chip) Weisgerber, Ph.D., has been named Vice President for Enrollment Management at La Roche College.
Before joining La Roche Dr. Weisgerber served as Vice President/Student Enrollment Services for Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tenn. Previously he held a number of senior-level administrative positions at Urbana University in Urbana, Ohio, including: Vice President/Student and Enrollment Services & Dean of Students, Dean of Students & Executive Director of Enrollment, Dean of Students & Executive Director of Administration, Dean of Students, Associate Dean for Student Life, and Director of Residence Life and Student Activities.
Dr. Weisgerber also served as Coordinator of International Student Services and Director of Volunteer and Community Services at Muskingum College in New Concord, Ohio, and as Director of Residence Life at Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Ala. His teaching experience includes positions as lecturer in the Humanities Division at Urbana University and as adjunct lecturer of music at Muskingum College.
Dr. Weisgerber earned a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Muskingum College, a Master of Arts in Students Affairs in Higher Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education Administration from Capella University.
His community activities have included service as a Boy Scout leader, an American Red Cross board member and as a member of community-based music ensembles. An ordained elder in the Presbyterian Church, he has served two churches as a volunteer youth ministry leader.
Dr. Weisgerber and his wife, Tara, are parents to two children: Andy and David. The Weisgerbers have been active in their communities, with special interest in working with youth and music in church. They also have served as Cub Scout leaders, and were members of numerous community-based music ensembles.
A private liberal arts college in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, La Roche College offers more than 50 undergraduate and six graduate degree programs, with particular strengths in education, business, criminal justice, psychology, and health and medical sciences, as well as interior design and graphic design. This residential college provides a vibrant campus community for more than 1,500 men and women enjoying 30-plus student organizations and an exciting NCAA Div. III athletics program. Founded by the Sisters of Divine Providence in 1963, La Roche College embraces its Catholic heritage while welcoming people of all faiths and backgrounds. With a legacy of social justice and a commitment to international exchange, La Roche College educates students to be lifelong learners and achievers in an increasingly diverse and global society.