Northwood Names Gregory Stiffler Director of Career Services

Gregory Stiffler
Director of Career Services
Michigan Campus

He will begin his new position September 1.

MIDLAND, MI – Northwood University recently named Gregory Stiffler director of career services of the Michigan campus. Stiffler is currently director of admissions for Michigan traditional students and will begin his new position September 1.

Stiffler’s responsibilities as director of career services will include career planning assistance for traditional students on the Michigan campus. He will be responsible for increasing recruitment by companies owned and operated by Northwood alumni while continuing to add new companies to meet the needs of current students. Stiffler will develop, plan and execute career services programming while generating and maintaining effective collaborative relationships between internal departments.

Stiffler received both his B.S. degree in journalism and M.A. degree in education administration from Central Michigan University. He joined Northwood in 2000 and held positions in a variety of recruitment roles, most recently as director of admissions. Stiffler was previously executive director for Circle of Health Partnership.

Stiffler and his wife, Karen, reside in Midland.


Northwood University is committed to the most personal attention to prepare students for success in their careers and in their communities; it promotes critical thinking skills, personal effectiveness, and the importance of ethics, individual freedom and responsibility.

Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at three full-service, residential campuses located in southern Florida, mid-Michigan and northern Texas. Adult Degree Programs are available in seven states with many course delivery options including online. The DeVos Graduate School offers accelerated, evening and weekend programming in Michigan, Texas and Florida. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise provides system-wide expertise in family enterprise, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and new business development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in China (Changchun and Wuxi), Malaysia and Sri Lanka.