VIENNA, W.Va. – Ohio Valley University welcomes Kay Grose as director of admissions management. Grose’s position will include providing supervision for the admissions counselors and staff and serving to link admissions with the entire campus.
“Kay brings a wealth of experience and skill to our university setting. People throughout the valley know her work with Charton. She leads with excellence. We’re delighted to have Kay on our team,” said Jeff Dimick, OVU executive vice president.
Grose comes to OVU with a wealth of experience after serving as director of marketing for Charton Management, where she worked for 21 years. Charton is the management group for the area’s Burger King and Qdoba Mexican Grill restaurants. Grose was responsible for ensuring national burger promotions were communicated to the local restaurants and for creating and executing local promotions. She was also responsible for involving the BK franchise in community life, including partners in education, stranger awareness programs for young children, parades, and community events.
“I am honored to offer my experience to OVU and to be a part of its mission to transform lives,” Grose said.
Grose is also actively involved in her church, Belpre Church of Christ, and speaks regularly at women’s retreats across the country. She is the president of Battle Against Cystic Fibrosis (BACF), a non-profit group in Parkersburg. Grose earned her associate of arts from Ohio Valley College and her bachelor of arts from David Lipscomb College.
She resides with her husband, Rick, in Vienna. They are the parents of three grown sons and the grandparents of four boys.
Chartered in 1958, Ohio Valley University is a residential faith-based Tier I institution with four colleges offering 35 undergraduate degrees and a master of education degree to students from 28 states and 14 nations. To learn more about the university, visit www.ovu.edu.