Doering named university registrar

Laura Doering, a longtime staff member in the registrar and admissions offices, will become Iowa State's next registrar July 1.

Laura Doering

Laura Doering

Doering, currently senior associate registrar and director of transfer relations, was selected following a nationwide search. She has worked at Iowa State since 1996.

Previously, Doering was director of student activities and later, assistant registrar at Des Moines Area Community College, Ankeny. She holds a master's degree in education from Iowa State and a bachelor's degree in communication from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo.

Doering serves on many university and statewide committees and has been president of the Upper Midwest Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers. She also has received that association's Exemplary Service Award and is a frequent presenter at regional and national conferences.

Doering succeeds associate vice president for student affairs and university registrar Kathy Jones, who will retire at the end of 2012. Jones will continue in her role as associate vice president until that time.