Roby Blust serves as the dean of undergraduate admissions and enrollment planning, and reports to the provost. Undergraduate Admissions is responsible for working with the full-time undergraduates that enroll in Marquette’s seven undergraduate colleges every fall and spring semester. The admissions staff is responsible for recruitment, outreach, admissions and scholarship decisions, and on-campus programs.
Blust came to Marquette in 1997 as director of admissions and was appointed dean of admissions three years later. Prior to Marquette he served as director of admissions at Loyola University Chicago, director of admissions at Regis University in Denver, director of admissions at Edgewood College in Madison, and assistant dean of admissions at Saint Louis University.
Blust received his undergraduate degree in biology from Brown University in Providence, R.I., and his master’s degree in higher education administration from Saint Louis University. He is active at the state, regional, and national level in work related to college admissions.
Roby is married to Dr. Linda Blust, an assistant professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin. They have two daughters – Anne and Abby.