John Laverty has worked in the UI Office of Admissions for 27 years, first as an admission counselor moving his way up to his current position as Senior Associate Director of Enrollment Management, working to strategically source prospective students to meet the enrollment goals of the institution.

John graduated from UI in 1988 with a BGS degree from CLAS and in 1990 with an MA in Higher Education Administration. He completed the first year-long “Management Series” offered by UI Staff Development in 2000 and the UI Executive Leadership Academy in 2016-2017.

John has been a school board member in the Cedar Rapids Community School District since 2007, serving as president and vice-president. He has served on the UI Staff Council since June 2014 representing the “President, Provost, General Counsel, Strategic Communications, and University College” Organizational Group, serving as President in 2017-2018.

John and his wife, Anne (BA ’87, MBA ’89, JD ’91) , have two daughters, one who graduated from UI in 2016 and the other who currently attends the university.

John Laverty
Past President
President, Provost, General Counsel, Strategic Communications, and University College