The Washington University of Health and Science, Board of Trustees elected Peggy Allen .MA .ED as the 7th Vice president of the Institution.
Ms Allen is the first woman Vice president in Washington University of Health and Science history. She is currently the Senior Vice President for Clinical Rotations, enrollment management and student affairs at the Caribbean Medical School.
Ms. Allen, an Ohio native, has served as a university administrator for 8 years, including the last 7 at WUHS . During her career, Vice President Allen has tackled some of higher education’s most pressing issues: retention and graduation, planning and budgeting, transparency and accountability, health and wellness.
In her current position, she leads four diverse divisions of the university including enrollment management, student affairs, student retention and educational equality. Among her many accomplishments are bolstering the institution’s student enrollment program, recruiting some of the largest and most diverse classes in Washington University of Heath and Science history, conceptualizing and overseeing the construction of the new campus, located in Belize City.
“She is an experienced and accomplished college administrator, and we are delighted to welcome her to our community,” said President, Dr. Malik Soudah.
“Allen was the unanimous choice of the Board of Trustees,” Dr. Maher Soudah, President of the International Operation announced after the appointment.
Vice President Allen has held a variety of leadership positions in higher education and was attracted to WUHS because of its distinctive academic program and commitment to students.