August 26, 2013


PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, August 23, 2013 – Owens Community College President Mike Bower, Ph.D. is pleased to announced that Betsy Johnson Ph.D. has been appointed vice president, enrollment management and student services. In this new position, Johnson will be responsible for overseeing all enrollment management and student affairs functions.

Prior to her appointment, Johnson spent the last 13 years in various student-centered roles at Owens where, among other accomplishments, she was instrumental in implementing Oserve, a one-stop service model for student to manage records, registration and financial aid.

“I am thrilled to take on this new role at Owens Community College and look forward to continuing to develop a strategic enrollment plan that focuses on recruitment, enrollment and retention,” Johnson said. “There are many things to celebrate about our students and I look forward to sharing those success stories.”

Johnson earned her Ph.D. in higher education administration from University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio. She also holds a Master of Education from Ohio University and a Bachelor of Science in psychology from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

Owens Community College is an accredited two-year, state-assisted institution of higher education that has served Northwest Ohio since 1965. With a commitment to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability, the College serves the diverse academic needs of credit and non-credit students on the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, as well as at the Arrowhead Park Learning Center in Maumee and the Learning Center at The Source in downtown Toledo. Owens offers associate degrees that transfer to baccalaureate degrees in the Arts and Sciences and over 130 technical program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health Sciences, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Skilled Trades, and Engineering and Transportation Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor’s degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university. For more information, visit