Hope has been serving as interim since July. He will succeed Kirby Fadenrecht.
“We are delighted that Norm has accepted a new role at Tabor,” President Jules Glanzer said. “I am thankful for the leadership he has already provided as interim and look forward to his continued support of Tabor’s mission.”
As CFO, Hope will oversee the financial affairs of the college, including financial analysis, business office activities, budget management, human resources and other financial and business matters.
Hope came to Tabor in 1991 as associate professor of business administration and adult education program consultant. He was instrumental in establishing a master of business administration in accounting for Tabor’s Hillsboro campus.
In addition to his duties at Tabor, Hope provides auditing services as a consultant with Adams, Brown, Beran and Ball, CPAs.
Hope earned a bachelor’s degree from Manchester University, an MBA from Emporia State University and a doctorate in adult and occupational education from Kansas State University.