Jennifer D. Winge Appointed Vice President for Enrollment Management at Allegheny College

Jennifer D. Winge

Following a comprehensive search, Allegheny College President Ron Cole announced today that Jennifer D. Winge has been appointed as Vice President for Enrollment Management. An alumna of Allegheny, Winge will assume her new position on May 30, 2024. Dr. Scott Friedhoff will remain as Interim Vice President until that time.

Winge will serve as the College’s chief enrollment officer and will be responsible for the overall leadership of the offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, and Marketing & Communications. As a member of the President’s Cabinet, Winge will be an active partner in college-wide planning and policy discussions.

“I am elated that Jenn Winge is returning to the Allegheny community,” said Cole. “Jenn knows Allegheny and knows the landscape of higher education, bringing fresh and innovative ideas from her depth of professional experience.”

Winge has over 25 years of progressively responsible experience in higher education enrollment, financial aid, and communications. Throughout her career, she has optimized enrollment strategies, remained committed to an inclusive recruitment process, and leveraged technology to benefit both recruitment and retention efforts. Winge currently serves as Vice President for Enrollment at The College of Wooster, where she has worked for 13 years and contributes to several committees related to budget, retention and strategic planning.

“It’s an exciting time to return to Allegheny as the College embarks on a transformative strategic pathway,” said Winge. “As a proud alumna, I look forward to collaborating with President Cole and campus colleagues to develop an enrollment and marketing strategy that will boldly share Allegheny’s compelling story and attract talented students from across the globe.”

Winge is an active member of various professional associations and advisory boards, including U.S. News & World Report Admissions Deans Advisory Group, the National Association for College Admission Counseling, and she most recently was appointed to the Common App’s inaugural Enrollment Leaders Advisory Committee. She is featured in the book, Brand Up: The Ultimate Playbook for College and Career Success in the Digital World, by Stacey Ross Cohen (April 2023).

Winge earned her bachelor of arts in English with a minor in Education at Allegheny College. As an Allegheny student, she held leadership positions in Alpha Chi Omega, served as a senior class gift officer, and worked as a tour guide and senior intern in the Office of Admissions.