Wayne State College

Office of the President

Marysz Rames, Ed.D., became the 13th president of Wayne State College on June 18, 2015.

President's Bio



President's Message

Marysz RamesWayne State College is a dynamic institution providing an affordable education in a student-centered atmosphere. All of the ingredients necessary for an outstanding educational experience are in place at Wayne State College: The right size, strong teaching, plenty of support, and opportunities for involvement and interaction. Wayne State College is all about students.

Connections between students and faculty, in and out of the classroom, are strong predictors of academic success. Wayne State College is known for its user-friendly environment and dedication to our students' success. Wayne State College is an excellent place to make connections. Our faculty work closely with students in and outside of the classroom.

I hope you will take advantage of one of the many opportunities to visit our beautiful campus to connect with our outstanding faculty, or just look around. Once you learn more about us, I am sure you will agree with our nearly 3,700 students that Wayne State College is a great place to begin your future!

Marysz Rames
President, WSC

About Dr. Rames

Contact Information:

If you would like to get in touch with me, please call, stop in, or send an email in care of my staff.

Office of the President
Hahn Administration 217

Joni Backer
Administrative Assistant
[email protected]


News and Announcements

President Rames in the News

Under new leader, Wayne State has more students, programs and buildings
Omaha World Herald | January 2, 2019

"Wayne State College might look a little different these days. The campus is buzzing with more students, events and programs, as well as new buildings and renovations. At least that’s what Marysz Rames has noticed since starting as its president in 2015. This fall, a 9.9 percent enrollment increase meant 720 first-year students."

Wayne State no longer ‘best-kept secret’ under Rames’ leadership
Norfolk Daily News | December 26, 2018

"Marysz Rames, president of Wayne State College, is being recognized as one of two finalists for the 2018 Norfolk Area Person of the Year recognition program sponsored by the Daily News and Elkhorn Valley Bank. Rames was recognized for her efforts in revitalizing the college."

Who We Are

For more than 100 years, Wayne State College has been devoted to student success and regional service. We are best known for our friendly atmosphere, exceptional academic reputation, success of our graduates and affordability.