Naropa University Appoints Tyler A. Kelsch as Vice President for Operations

September 19, 2016 (Boulder, CO)—Naropa President Charles G. Lief today announced that Tyler A. Kelsch will be Naropa University’s new Vice President for Operations. Mr. Kelsch will begin his new role on September 19.

In his new role, Tyler will be responsible for oversight of the University’s financial controls, insurance and risk management, human resources, information technology, safety and facilities, and the office of events.

Mr. Kelsch brings more than 25 years of experience in higher education operations and administration. Prior to joining Naropa, Tyler served as the Vice President for Administrative Services at Northeastern Junior College, as the Vice President for Finance and Operations at Carlow University, and as the CFO and Vice President for Finance at Becker College.

“We are delighted to welcome Tyler to the Naropa community, and look forward to benefiting from his deep experience in higher education,” said Charles G. Lief, President of Naropa University.

Mr. Kelsch is a Colorado native, and received his undergraduate degree and his MBA from Regis University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

About Naropa University ( Located in Boulder, Colorado, Naropa University is a private, liberal arts institution offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Naropa University is a leader in contemplative education, an approach to learning and teaching that integrates Eastern wisdom traditions and traditional Western scholarship. Naropa University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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