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Enrollment Management

Tom Ksobiech

Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives & Community Engagement


J.D. University of Iowa College of Law
B.A. Loras College


Tom Ksobiech joined Mount Mercy in 2020 and serves as the Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives & Community Engagement.

In his role, Ksobiech oversees Mount Mercy University’s relationships with businesses, governmental leaders, and community organizations. He coordinates the President’s Advisory Council of CEOs and community leaders. Ksobiech is also in charge of directing the University’s Strategic Planning process. He also assists the Vice President of Enrollment with data collection and analysis.

Ksobiech provides guidance on human resource and legal matters as they arise. He frequently leads or serves upon policy and procedure committees on the campus. In addition, Ksobiech teaches “Principles of Law,” a course for undergraduate business students. 

Prior to arriving at Mount Mercy, Ksobiech worked for fourteen years at the University of Alabama School of Law in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. As the Associate Dean for Administration and Communication, he was responsible for managing the operations of the law school, including human relations, purchasing, student concerns, and faculty matters. He maintained and analyzed the relevant data for national rankings. At Alabama Law, Ksobiech also served stints as the Assistant Dean for Career Services and Assistant Director of Admissions. He counseled students and frequently represented the law school.

Ksobiech taught Legal Ethics, Products Liability, and Law Office Management as an Adjunct Law Professor. His articles have been printed in industry publications, and he has given formal presentations for groups ranging from high school students to Boards of Directors. He also was a practicing litigator for six years before beginning his career in higher education.

In his spare time, Tom enjoys running, hiking with his wife and rescue dog, and watching his son play basketball and soccer.