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DelVal names executive director of admission


Thomas W. Speakman, a veteran higher-education enrollment-management professional, has joined Delaware Valley University as executive director of admission.

Speakman brings more than 20 years of successful admission and enrollment experience to DelVal, most recently at Old Dominion University, where he served as director of undergraduate admissions. He has also held admission and scholarship-awarding positions at Central Michigan University, Shippensburg University, and Penn State Berks.

A native of Newtown, Speakman earned his doctorate in education from Widener University in 2004. He also holds a master’s of education from Colorado State University and a bachelor’s degree from Bloomsburg University. Speakman began his tenure at DelVal on July 15.