Mount Vernon Nazarene University Board of Trustees announced the election of Carson Castleman of Florence as the university’s 8th president.
Castleman will begin his tenure on Oct. 1. His career in Christian higher education spans over 26 years and includes traditional and non-traditional student enrollment and engagement expertise.
He is currently the Vice President of Student Experience and External Relations at Indiana Wesleyan University. Castleman oversees the student experience of over 8,500 students across the United States and worldwide. He helped develop innovative partnerships that have increased the 2022-23 enrollment by more than 1,700 students.