Centre College promotes admission director

Centre College has announced that Bob Nesmith, director of admission at the college since 2005, has been promoted to Dean of Admission and Student Financial Planning.

Nesmith will assume leadership of the Centre student recruitment efforts from Carey Thompson, who has accepted the job of vice president for enrollment and communications and dean of admission at Rhodes College in Memphis.

Nesmith has worked in the Centre admission office since 1995. He is a 1991 graduate of Centre.

The college said in a news release that since Thompson came to Centre in 1998, campus visits have doubled and enrollment increased from 1,000 to more than 1,200.