Ed.D. Candidate in Educational Leadership & Policy, University of Utah
M.Ed. in Higher Education & Student Affairs, University of South Carolina
B.S. in Communications, University of Tennessee
John Michael Pantlik grew up in Memphis, where he attended Catholic school for ten years. After discovering a passion for working with students while at the University of Tennessee - Go Vols! - he went on to earn a master's degree at the University of South Carolina - Go Gamecocks! Mr. Pantlik has spent the majority of his career in enrollment management and orientation in higher education, and has worked at Georgia Tech, the University of Delaware, and the University of Utah.
Mr. Pantlik is currently pursuing a doctorate in education, and is focused on access and affordability to higher education. In his role as Director of Admissions here at Judge, he helps students begin a path towards becoming lifelong learners. He is committed to student success and social justice, and is proud to work with the Judge Student Ambassadors, ALLIES Club, and Black Student Union.
When not at Judge, Mr. Pantlik is most often found spending time with his dog, Dixie. Living 1500 miles from home, he also keeps in constant contact with his family in Memphis. Mr. Pantlik loves running, college football, trivia, and wearing bowties on Tuesdays.