by Ward Mullens, Published April 28, 2009
YPSILANTI —Bernice Lindke has been named to the position of vice president for student affairs and enrollment management for Eastern Michigan University.
“We conducted a national search that produced a very strong group of candidates and finalists. This vice president position is critical to Eastern's future and I look forward to working with Bernice Lindke,” said Susan Martin, president at EMU.
“I am delighted to have the opportunity to continue to serve our students, faculty and staff at Eastern Michigan University as the vice president for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management,” said Lindke. “Having just merged two divisions into one, I look forward to building on the work underway to make Eastern an even more student centered, welcoming campus.”
Lindke has more than 17 years of experience in administrative positions within higher education. While at Eastern Michigan, she has served as director of financial aid, associate vice president for enrollment services, interim vice president for enrollment management and interim vice president for student affairs. She was named interim vice president for student affairs and enrollment management in May 2008.
Prior to joining Eastern Michigan in 1981, Lindke worked as a contract manager and senior accountant in the local government sector.
She is active in community organizations such as the American Red Cross Blood Raising Committee, the American Heart Association’s Start Heart Walk, the Forum Club and the Michigan Prisoner Reentry Initiative Advisory Committee.
She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in public administration, both from Eastern Michigan University.