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Wes Butterfield, PhD

Dr. Wes Butterfield leads the company’s consulting services teams, which include the areas of market research, financial aid services, student success, recruitment, and strategic enrollment consulting.

In addition to providing leadership for the division, he has served small and large four-year public and private campuses across the United States throughout his consulting career at RNL.

Wes is an authority on higher education matters and has analyzed contemporary issues in higher education for more than 30 years, reporting on changes in cost, spending, revenues, and outcomes across the industry.


Wes received his PhD in higher education and student affairs from the University of Iowa. He also holds a master’s degree from the University of Iowa and a bachelor’s degree from Cornell College.

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