New Vice President

Apr 18, 2012

Kip Darcy named Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Enrollment at Kettering.

Kip DarcyKettering University President Robert K. McMahan announced the appointment of Kip Darcy as the new Vice President for Marketing, Communications and Enrollment at Kettering University in Flint, Mich., beginning April 16.

“Kip possesses a record of leadership in student recruitment, strategic communications, institutional messaging and project coordination that makes him ideally suited to lead our Admissions, Marketing, Communications, and Financial Aid efforts,” President McMahan said.

Darcy said he is thrilled to be joining the University.  “I am looking forward to working with the members of the Kettering community to evangelize the educational innovation Kettering delivers in the areas of Business, STEM and cooperative education,” Darcy said.

He previously directed admissions for both the Washington University School of Law and the University of California Hastings College of Law. At Hastings, he directed the nation’s 10th largest law school admissions and financial aid operation.  In these roles he also developed and implemented successful national and international student recruitment programs, McMahan said.

Most recently, he managed field enablement and communications for Blue Coat Systems, Inc.  At Blue Coat Systems, he developed a communications strategy and organization for a technology-focused 400+ member field team. Darcy also spent several years with HP Software, where among other programs he was responsible for expanding technology initiatives to micro banking organizations in Africa.

Darcy holds both an MBA and a Master’s of Art degree in International Affairs from Washington University in St. Louis.

He is from San Francisco.