Monday, May 17, 2010

Kendall's Zonka promoted to managing director

Renee Zonka, RD, CEC, CHE, associate dean of the School of Culinary Arts at Kendall College, has been promoted to managing director, effective immediately. In her new role, Zonka will continue her duties as associate dean, which include overseeing academics, assessing student-learning outcomes, managing faculty and staff and directly interacting with students to help them maximize their educational experience. She also will be responsible for budgeting, working with the school's culinary advisory board and forecasting student flow to assist in scheduling classes. Zonka will report to Kendall College's provost and interim president Karen Gersten.

Zonka's promotion follows on the recent move of Christopher Koetke, CEC, CCE, dean of Kendall's School of Culinary Arts, to vice president of culinary arts programs for Laureate International Universities. Zonka has been a member of Kendall's faculty for three years.