EWC announces new Vice President for Administrative Services

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Eastern Wyoming College President, Dr. Lesley Travers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Kwin Wilkes to the position of Vice President for Administrative Services.  Mr. Wilkes will replace Mr. Ron Laher who announced his retirement, effective November 30th, on March 14, 2017.

“Kwin Wilkes will be an excellent addition to our President’s Cabinet.  He is a team player and was extremely well liked and respected by his co-workers at Newcastle,” shared Dr. Travers.  “He is knowledgeable about budgets and finance, physical plants, and auxiliary services.  Kwin will work collaboratively with the leadership team to provide coordinated leadership and decision-making for student success and administrative operations.”

Mr. Wilkes has spent the last 5.5 years serving as the Business Manager for the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp and prior to that was both a Vice President/Partner and Division Manager serving two offices products companies in Sheridan for six years.  He possess an Accounting Bachelor of Science and Spanish Secondary Education Bachelor of Arts, both from the University of Wyoming and a Master of Social Science from Utah State University.

“I am humbled and excited about the opportunity of joining the staff at EWC,” shared Wilkes.  “I look forward to helping the College advance its vision for the future.  Most of all, I am thrilled to be involved with the students as they pursue their education.”

Mr. Wilkes will be relocating to the area from Newcastle and will begin his new duties in mid-November.

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