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Warren HiltonWarren Hilton Named Associate Dean of Student Development at Moravian

Bethlehem, Pa., March 3, 2006— Warren Hilton has been promoted to associate dean of student development at Moravian College. Hilton has been the director of career development at Moravian since 2003.

“Warren came to us with a lengthy list of leadership experiences at previous institutions such as Johns Hopkins, the University of Maryland, and Indiana University of Pennsylvania,” said Bev Kochard, vice president for student affairs and dean of students. “Having added to this roster by serving as a LeaderShape facilitator last May and as a member of Leadership Lehigh Valley for the present academic year, Warren is prepared and enthusiastic about continuing the fine work well underway in the Leadership Center.”

Hilton has assisted in developing a comprehensive career center for Moravian’s students and alumni, focusing on graduate school preparation, experiential learning, and career options. Prior to coming to the College, Hilton served as assistant director of career services at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. While at Hopkins, he worked part-time at Villa Julie College as an academic advisor and evening program supervisor. Prior to working at Johns Hopkins, Hilton served as an instructor for courses related to career development, and leadership at the Undergraduate Business Career Center, University of Maryland, College Park He also worked during his graduate program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) as a graduate assistant/career counselor in the Career Services Office. In addition, Hilton has held roles in student/leadership development, student activities, and academic preparation programs. Prior to his higher education work experience, Warren Hilton was employed in the information technology field for Johnson & Johnson, DuPont, and CoreTech Consulting.

Hilton will assume many of the duties of April Vari, dean of student development, will be leaving Moravian in early March after 18 years of service to accept the position of dean of students at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa. “She has done extraordinary work during her time here and leaves a legacy which includes the leadership initiative, senior soiree, the common-reading-with-author program, our transition to national fraternities and sororities, and more.” Kochard stated.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America's sixth-oldest college. Visit the Web site at www.moravian.edu.