Portrait of Ryan Barnhart

Ryan Barnhart, DHSc

Assistant Provost, Student Success and Retention, Salem University

Ryan is a three-time CASE Award-winning higher education professional with nearly two decades of experience in the higher ed space, with expertise and experience in everything from strategic enrollment management and planning, curriculum design and instruction, to development and alumni relations, with digital media, event planning, retention, and strategic leadership as well. Ryan is a passionate and creative force for the advancement and improvement of the higher education model. He is seeking to change how students experience their college careers, how alumni perceive and engage with their alma mater across the lifespan and the student-to-alumni experience from prospective student to alumni. He holds a doctor of health science from California University of Pennsylvania, where he previously served as Director of Alumni Relations.