New Executive Director of Kentucky Campuses

Christian Blome is the new executive director of the McKendree University campuses in Louisville and Radcliff, Ky. He succeeds Dr. Darrel Hardt, who has assumed directorship of the doctoral program at the Lebanon campus.

Christian is the former director of admissions at Vincennes University in Vincennes, Ind. He received a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Southern Indiana, a master’s degree in public service administration from the University of Evansville, and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in educational leadership, higher education administration at Indiana State University.

“I consider it a blessing to join the McKendree University family and work with an incredibly talented team in Kentucky,” he said. “I am excited about the future of the Kentucky campuses and continuing the tradition of providing a quality educational experience to outstanding students.”

Christian, and his wife Emily, have two children: Carter, 4, and Lainee, 3.