Berkeley Haas Appoints New Asst. Dean of MBA Program, Admissions

Peter Johnson new assistant dean Berkeley Haas

Former MBA admissions director Peter Johnson has returned to Berkeley-Haas School of Business to serve as the new assistant dean of the Full-time MBA Program and Admissions, the school announced last week.

Johnson previously served in Berkeley MBA Admissions for 11 years, first as associate director (1999-2001), then as director of international admissions (2001-2006), and finally as executive director of MBA Admissions from February 2006 until August 2010.

During his time at Haas, he developed and implemented strategy for recruiting applicants worldwide, managed application review and evaluations process for 4,000+ applicants annually, developed and maintained alumni and student volunteer networks, and worked closely with the university’s legal counsel to expand diversity recruitment efforts.

“Love when we lure a former member of the team back to Haas,” Dean Rich Lyons tweeted. “Pete Johnson is back to head our full-time MBA program.”

Most recently, Johnson served as vice president for enrollment & international programs at Dominican University, where he has been responsible for the enrollment and international programs units, including undergraduate admissions, graduate admissions, admissions operations, financial aid, marketing & communications, and global education.

Before that, he was vice president for student services at Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, where he developed strategy for worldwide student recruitment, enrollment, admissions, financial aid, and student life; oversaw university medical and psychological counseling services; and developed and implemented partnerships for student exchanges.

Johnson’s appointment as assistant dean was effective June 1, 2016.

Source: Berkeley-Haas School of Business

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