ARCHBOLD, OHIO –(7-5-22) Northwest State Community College has formally announced its new Dean of the Van Wert campus, Dr. Jon Tomlinson. Tomlinson is the first official hire for the forthcoming Van Wert campus.

Dr. Tomlinson earned his Doctorate of Organizational Leadership from Regent University. Dr. Tomlinson most recently held the position of Dean and professor at Ohio Christian University. His first official day as dean will be July 5, 2022.

Tomlinson said of the forthcoming Van Wert campus-

“The biggest thing for the citizens of Van Wert is going to be convenience. Having the convenience of a public (college) right in our hometown is really the key, and I think that’s going to be the biggest selling point for Northwest State. It is going to be our campus…it is going to be in our hometown.”

Tomlinson noted he is looking forward to visiting the schools and the local communities to promote Northwest State, and to serving businesses and learners through NSCC programs.

More information on NSCC degree and certificate programs is available at, or by calling NSCC admissions at 419.267.1320.


Northwest State Community College is an accredited two-year, state-assisted institution of higher education that has served northwest Ohio since 1969. Northwest State is committed to providing a quality, affordable education with personal attention and small classy sizes. The College offers associate degrees with numerous transfer options, short-term certificate programs, and workforce training programs designed to meet the needs of local businesses and industries. For more information, visit or call 419.267.5511.