Beth Adams of Duluth is the new dean of enrollment and students services at Central Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples. Beth had been vice president of student services at Lake Superior College since 2000 and before that served as dean of students at Mesabi Range College, Virginia. She has 17 years of experience as chief student services officer on four different campuses in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. Beth will be responsible for leadership and management of the college’s enrollment, retention, student conduct, and student services. These are duties she carried out along with other responsibilities, in her previous positions at the other colleges. “I am so pleased to be joining the CLC community,” Beth said. “Everyone has been so welcoming, and I look forward to working with the faculty and staff in continuing to provide excellent student services.” At LSC, Beth served as chief student services officer representing the college’s students and student services staff on the President’s Cabinet and Executive Council. She supervised counseling, Trio programs, records and registration, financial aid, admissions, student life, student government, disability services, and other departments. Beth helped Lake Superior College to increases in enrollment and retention as well as the number of grants. During her tenure, LSC earned three straight MnSCU awards for innovations in the student relationship management model. She is a 1987 graduate of the College of St. Scholastica (psychology and natural science) and in 1990 received her master’s degree in educational psychology/counseling from the University of Minnesota-Duluth.