College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences to Expand Recruitment and Community Relations Efforts
With a rich background in academic affairs and instruction, Josh Adams begins new role at CMU Nov. 1
The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences welcomes Josh Adams to serve as the college’s new Manager of Recruitment and Community Relations.
With a rich background in academic affairs and instruction, Adams brings a wealth of experience to his new role where he will create dynamic recruiting events and cultivate strategic alliances with community college leaders, business stakeholders, community influencers, and alumni.
“Josh brings more than a decade of experience to this position; I am thrilled he is joining us to represent CLASS on campus and in the community,” said Richard Rothaus, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.
A 2005 CMU graduate, Adams returned in 2014 to teach in the English Language Institute. In his time at CMU, he also worked in academic advising, student recruitment and most recently as the Director of the English Language Institute. Adams is returning to CMU after a short stint at Michigan State University, where he served as an academic specialist.
"I am truly thrilled to return to Central Michigan University and have the opportunity to contribute to the vibrant community within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences,” said Adams. “The values upheld by this institution resonate deeply with me, and I am eager to champion the transformative power of a liberal arts education.”
As Manager of Recruitment and Community Relations, Adams will maintain close relationships with all CLASS departments to ensure alignment with evolving curricular objectives and to implement changes that facilitate articulated partnerships. Additionally, he will play a pivotal role in CLASS fundraising and alumni engagement initiatives, showcasing his dedication to fostering a thriving academic community.
“Collaborating with the faculty and staff here is an honor, and I look forward to collectively nurturing an environment of intellectual curiosity and growth for our students," said Adams.