WMU welcomes new director of international admissions

Contact: Paula M. Davis

Dr. M.K. Mohanan

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—A new director of international admissions and services has joined Western Michigan University's Haenicke Institute for Global Education.

Dr. M.K. Mohanan brings to WMU deep expertise in international admissions and the enrollment management lifecycle from his work at Cleveland State University, Rutgers University, the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and Wayne State University.

Mohanan, who starts Monday, Sept. 9, will be leading WMU’s comprehensive international enrollment and retention plan at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

“I am delighted that Dr. Mohanan is joining WMU," says Dr. Paulo Zagalo-Melo, HIGE associate provost.

"His background in international recruitment and admissions, combined with his understanding of graduate recruitment and professional experience in higher education, will strengthen the Haenicke Institute’s team.”

Mohanan earned a doctor's and master's of philosophy international studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India. He also a bachelor's and master's degre in political science from the University of Kerala, which also in in India.

"I am immensely excited about this opportunity at Western Michigan University due to its strong commitment in international education," Mohanan says. "I look forward to working with the gifted professionals and leadership of Haenicke Institute of Global Education in advancing WMU's name at the global stage." 

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