Rory Johnson
  • Assistant Director


  • BS, management (human resources emphasis), minor in psychology, certificate in LGBT studies; Northern Illinois University, 2017
  • MA, higher education and student affairs (research and policy emphasis), New York University, 2019


Rory works with students and recent alumni to help them see their variety of talents and experiences. After working in both industry and higher education while at Northern Illinois University and NYU, Rory developed a passion for internships and other experiential work experiences. He works closely with the Career Communities and the Ashby Business Scholars Program.

Originally from the Chicagoland area, Rory in his free time likes to run, hike, and swim. If he isn’t doing those, then he is most likely reading or listening to books, and he firmly believes that puns are a perfect form of humor.