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Jul 15, 2020
Dr. Rachelle Karstens, Briar Cliff University President, has received the Inspiring Advocate for Women Award at the 2020 Inspiring Women of Iowa event. This annual event, hosted by the Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa, recognizes women of courage, confidence, and character who are making the world a better place.
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Apr 30, 2020
Rachelle Karstens, Briar Cliff University President, received a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Education from Drake University. After nearly four years of pursing this degree, Karstens successfully defended her dissertation on April 29, 2020. ...
Dec 11, 2019
The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) has appointed Briar Cliff University President, Rachelle Karstens, to serve on the Committee on Tax Policy beginning in 2020. ...
Mar 29, 2019
Briar Cliff University will host a unique faculty symposium in recognition of the inauguration of Rachelle L. Karstens as the University’s eleventh president on Wednesday, April 24 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the St. Francis Center on Briar Cliff’s campus. ...
Mar 4, 2019
The Briar Cliff University Board of Trustees and the Sisters of St. Francis of Dubuque, Iowa invite Briar Cliff family and friends as well as the Siouxland community to celebrate Briar Cliff’s history, mission and impact during the inauguration of Rachelle L. Karstens, J.D. as the University’s eleventh president on Friday, April 26, 2019. ...
Jul 31, 2018
Briar Cliff University announced today the appointment of Rachelle Karstens as the 11th president of the University. ...
Feb 6, 2018
The Board of Trustees has voted to name Rachelle Karstens as Interim President of Briar Cliff. Karstens has been overseeing the day-to-day operations of the University in her role as Executive Vice President, a role she assumed in the summer of 2017. ...
Sep 20, 2017
The Board of Trustees of Briar Cliff University invites applications and nominations for the position of President. ...
Apr 7, 2016
Briar Cliff University is excited to announce today the hiring of Dr. Hamid “Ham” Shirvani as its next university president. ...
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