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Thomas More names Welte assistant VP for university operations

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.  Thomas More University announced Noah Welte, ’05, J.D., will serve as its assistant vice president for university operations effective today. Welte has served as director of legal affairs and auxiliary services for the university since 2018.

“It is a privilege to be chosen to continue to serve my alma mater as AVP for university operations,” said Welte. “I am grateful to President (Joe) Chillo and all those involved in the search process for trusting me with the great responsibility of providing oversight and strategic vision to our campus operations. Thank you also to Senior Vice President Munson for his leadership, service, and mentorship of me, which has prepared me to take on this next step in my career. I look forward to working with the entire community to share my passion for Thomas More, continue to align our operations with our mission, and ensure our campus remains a place where everyone is proud to work, attend, and visit.”

As assistant vice president for university operations, Welte will provide leadership and management of key University operations, including legal affairs and compliance, facilities and capital projects, campus safety, risk management, office services, and food service and vending. Welte will serve on University Cabinet as well as additional committees to ensure that operations are fully aligned with the mission and purpose of the University. 

“His deep understanding and commitment to the university and our community makes him a clear choice for this role,” President Chillo said. “His expertise is valued and crucial as we strategically align our focus on the future of this institution.”

Prior to director of legal affairs and auxiliary services, Welte held positions at Thomas More in legal affairs, retention, admissions, and residence life since 2013. Welte is a 2012 inductee of the Thomas More Athletic Hall of Fame. He earned his bachelor’s degree in history in 2005 and his juris doctor from Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law in 2009. Welte is a member of the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s 2021 Leadership Northern Kentucky class.

Located in Crestview Hills in Kenton County Thomas More University is a liberal arts school in the Catholic intellectual tradition.