Florida Welcomes Alumnus as Admissions Director

Doug Doran

Northwood University is pleased to announce the selection of Doug Doran as the Director of Admissions for traditional students at its Florida campus.

Having gained solid experience in field recruiting for Florida since March 2011, the Comstock Park, Michigan native has served as an Admissions Representative, Transfer Student Coordinator, and most recently, as a Regional Admissions Representative.

Having completed his Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in Management from Northwood University Michigan in 2009, and his Master of Business Administration degree from the Florida location of the university’s Richard DeVos Graduate School of Management in 2012, Doran has served as a mentor and a coach to other Northwood admissions representatives, and will be able to model the university’s values in his leadership of the Admissions team.

Doran will work closely with Dr. Tom Duncan, Northwood University Florida President and Dr. Brian Sandusky, Vice President of Enrollment Management and Marketing to set aggressive and achievable goals for enrollment of new freshmen and transfer students. Involved in the selection of several additional admissions representatives, he will train and motivate the admissions team as it educates potential students, parents and educators about the university’s mission and programs. 


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.