Carroll Hires New Dean of Students and Retention
HELENA - Carroll College is pleased to announce that it has hired Ms. Beth Groman as Carroll’s new Dean of Students and Retention, effective July 1, 2019.
“We are very fortunate to have Beth Groman joining our Student Life team,” said Carroll College President Dr. John Cech. “During her visit to campus, she impressed everyone with her intelligence, genuine engagement, and compassionate focus on students. She brings a wealth of experience to the position and we are excited to welcome Beth and her family to campus later this summer.”
Groman comes to Carroll from the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, IN, where she has worked in student life since 2010. She began her career at the University of Saint Francis as the Associate Dean of Students, was promoted to Associate Dean for Campus Life, and currently serves as the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs. As the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, Beth is responsible for providing vision and leadership for First Year Experience, Residential Life and Housing, and Student Activities and Leadership. She serves as the chief student conduct officer, chairs the University’s behavioral intervention team, and is the chief student Title IX Coordinator. She also collaborates closely with the University’s student success center and retention services. Prior to her tenure at the University of Saint Francis, she served as the Director of Records at Indiana Wesleyan University and the Director of Residence Life at Taylor University, Fort Wayne.
“I am extremely excited to join the Carroll College team this summer,” said Groman. “After spending a short amount of time on campus, it was clear to me that Carroll is a special place with a wonderful student body, and staff and faculty who are committed to student success. I look forward to building partnerships across campus and continuing the good work of the Student Life team to develop co-curricular programs to support the vocational formation of our students and enhance the overall student experience. My family is eager to make the move to Helena, and we look forward to being a part of the Carroll College community.”
Ms. Groman’s official start date is July 1, 2019.