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Hernan Bucheli Appointed Vice President for External Affairs at Notre Dame de Namur University

Belmont, CA, August 20, 2012 — Notre Dame de Namur University today announced the appointment of Hernan Bucheli, currently vice president for enrollment management, as vice president for external affairs. This position adds responsibility for university advancement to his current duties.

"We have had significant success, under Hernan's leadership, in building enrollment to record levels while also improving retention of current students," said university President Judith Maxwell Greig, Ph.D. "Hernan's success in enrollment management has come from a disciplined, strategic, data-driven approach and I am certain he will bring the same approach and passion to advancement with the same results."

Before joining NDNU in November 2007 as vice president for enrollment management, Bucheli was assistant vice chancellor for enrollment and student affairs at Chapman University, with responsibility for enrollment at all 26 University College campuses. While at Chapman, he led the effort that earned a 2007 national award for marketing and recruitment excellence. Bucheli is also a highly regarded national speaker on student recruitment and retention.

Bucheli received a BA in International Relations from San Francisco State University and a MA in Communication from Barry University and currently serves on the Peninsula College Fund Board.