New human resources director
is an attorney with extensive experience
College’s new director of human resources is an employment law attorney
with considerable experience in HR and leadership coaching.
Dale E. Carpenter initially will focus on employee relations, benefits
and compensation, as well as policies and procedures as he leads the
Office of Human Resources. The College employs 300 faculty and staff
members, and 500 students.
Carpenter is a former resident of North Manchester with many family
members in the area. Most recently he was director of employee care,
leadership coach and legal review administrator for The John Henry
Company, a large printing and packaging company in Lansing, Mich. Before
that he served as HR director and general counsel for the Reid Supply
Co. mail order business in Muskegon, Mich. He also practiced employment
law at Warner, Norcross & Judd in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Carpenter received his law degree, magna cum laude, from the Indiana
University School of Law, Bloomington, where he was a managing editor of
the Indiana Law Journal. His bachelor’s is also from IU, in
sociology. He is a member of the Michigan Bar Association, and will seek
his Indiana law license.
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