Feb 23, 2016 | Harrison College
Fort Wayne (February 22, 2016) — Harrison College, a nationally accredited, career-focused higher education institution serving more than 3,000 students, recently named Luke Knoke as campus president of its Fort Wayne campus.
Knoke has worked at Harrison since 2013, most recently as dean of academic affairs, providing strategic vision and leadership to the academic affairs staff at the Fort Wayne campus and leading the development of campus faculty. As campus president in Fort Wayne, Knoke will oversee all local campus operations and be responsible for growth and profitability and community engagement.
“Luke’s extensive background in academic leadership is a great asset to this already thriving campus in Fort Wayne,” said Dr. Jim Hutton, president and CEO of Harrison College. “Harrison’s mission is to collaborate with students, staff, faculty, alumni and our community to deliver student-centered education and prepare students for careers that positively impact society, both locally and globally. Luke will continue to bring this mission to life through his natural ability to quickly make deep-impacting ties in Fort Wayne and surrounding communities.”
“I am honored to have been selected to serve as campus president in Fort Wayne and look forward to interacting more closely with students to help them on their educational journey,” said Knoke. “Harrison’s educational values mirror mine: excellence, service and compliance, and I look forward to continuing Harrison’s more than 100-year legacy of serving the Fort Wayne community.”
Before joining Harrison College in 2013, Knoke served in a variety of leadership roles spanning 16 years in higher education, including administrative, sales and academic management.
Knoke earned a master’s of history from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He also holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse.