DeVry University Appoints Joseph Onorio as President of Tinley Park Campus

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., May 14, 2014

DeVry University today announced the appointment of Joseph Onorio as president of the Tinley Park campus in Illinois. Onorio will manage operations at the Tinley Park campus and oversee admissions and career advising for the students at the university’s Tinley Park and Merrillville, Ind., locations (known as the Tinley Park Metro).

Onorio joined DeVry University in 2008 as an associate dean of student services before becoming dean of Student Central at the Chicago campus. He also spent two years as campus director in Seven Hills, Ohio, and most recently served as president at large for various DeVry University locations.

“DeVry University and our students in the Tinley Park Metro will benefit greatly from Joe’s vision, leadership and commitment to student success,” said David J. Pauldine, president of DeVry University. “His experience leading several DeVry locations and his ability to impact student satisfaction positively add yet another great management asset to our campus leadership team in the Chicagoland area.”

Before joining DeVry University, Onorio held various student development roles with the Illinois Institute of Art – Chicago; was the assistant director of campus life at Lewis University in Romeoville, Ill.; and served as assistant coordinator of co-curricular programs at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington.

Onorio earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology and mathematics from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Geneseo and his master’s degree in educational technology from DeVry University.

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