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Dr. Thomas Stein

Interim Vice President of Enrollment

Dr. Thomas H. Stein joined Bethany College as interim vice president of enrollment in October 2021.

Dr. Stein brings more than 40 years of proven leadership in higher education in numerous administrative areas, including enrollment management, marketing and student services.

He most recently served as vice president for enrollment and marketing at Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pa. He previously held similar roles at Tusculum College in Greeneville, Tenn., and Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio.

His career also includes time at Bethany, where he was dean of admission (1987-1992) and director of admission (1984-1987).

Dr. Stein has a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Toledo; a Master of Science in Secondary Education Administration from the University of Dayton; and a Bachelor of Arts in Art Education from Ohio Northern University.

Laura Doty, Ph.D.

Executive Director of Enrollment and Financial Services

Laura Doty joined the Bethany College center for enrollment in August of 2018. Her previous experience includes not only college marketing, branding, recruitment, and student services, but also trust and investment services as well as teaching.

Laura received a B.S. in finance and marketing from Ohio University, an MBA from Wheeling Jesuit University, and a Ph.D. in higher education administration from Ohio University. She has a passion for the study and practice of both marketing and enrollment management, which is reflected in her dissertation titled: A Study of Enrollment Management Structures and Activities at Community Colleges in Ohio.

Laura is a lifelong resident of Bridgeport, Ohio, where she lives with her family. In her down time, she enjoys baking and attending her children’s many academic and sporting activities.

Daniel Adams

Associate Director of Enrollment Management

Dan Adams joined Bethany College in March 2019. Prior to his employment at Bethany, he has 20 years of experience in higher education as a Director of Admissions and Readmissions. He is a graduate of California University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration / Management.

Dan resides in California, Pa., with his wife, Lisa and two children, Alex and Elise. He enjoys family time especially at baseball and soccer games, marching band trips, and high school musicals.

He is also an active member at the United Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in California, Pa., where he is the Moderator.

Julie Bower

Enrollment Office Manager and Admission Specialist

Julie has been working in Enrollment at Bethany College since 2017 having previous experience in special education and accounting. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Southern New Hampshire University. Julie is a lifelong resident of Southwestern PA and resides in Washington with her daughter. She enjoys yoga, arts & crafts, music, and traveling to new places.

Joel Jarrett, M.A. Ed

Enrollment Counselor

Joel joined Bethany College in July 2021. He has been working in higher education since 2018 and was a Graduate Assistant at West Liberty University. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 2018 from West Liberty University in Leadership and Coaching Education. He then received his Master of Arts in Education degree in 2020 from West Liberty University in Organizational Leadership, specializing in Athletics.

Joel is a native of Wheeling, WV, where he graduated from Wheeling Central Catholic High School. He currently resides in Wheeling, WV, and enjoys sports, running and spending time with family!

Justin T. Miller

Enrollment Database Manager

Justin Miller is a 2010 graduate of Bethany College. He holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Social Work. Justin has worked with the college since summer 2010 in both Enrollment and Financial Aid.

Justin resides in West Liberty, W Va.