Laura Doering announced as new registrar

Frances Myers

A new registrar has been announced for Iowa State.

Laura Doering, a staffer in Iowa State’s offices of the Registrar and Admissions will become the next registrar, effective July 1.

Doering currently serves as Iowa State’s senior associate registrar and director of transfer relations and has been working at Iowa State since 1996. Before that, she served as director of student activities and later assistant registrar at Des Moines Area Community College.

Doering is an alumna of Iowa State with a master’s in education as well as a bachelor’s degree in communication from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo.

She serves on many statewide as well as university committees and has also served as president of the Upper Midwest Associate of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers. From that association, she received the Exemplary Service Award. She is a frequent presenter at regional and national conferences.

Doering will be succeeding Kathy Jones, associate vice president for Student Affairs and university registrar. Jones is retiring at the end of 2012 and will be continuing her role as associate vice president until that time.