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Interim Vice Provost for Enrollment Management
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-COLUMBIA
May 2014 -

The Office of the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management is responsible for the overall functioning of the Division including goals, policies, budget, personnel and facilities. The Office is also responsible for coordinating the institutional enrollment planning effort and for ensuring appropriate data is available for institutional decision-making.
Major functional areas include: Admissions, Financial Aid, Registration, Student Information Systems, Veterans Center, Missouri College Advising Corps, athletic certification and enrollment research.

DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-COLUMBIA
2004 - 2014

Directed the planning, developing, administering of all aspects of undergraduate admissions and recruiting. Oversaw the recruitment, communications and operations units of undergraduate admissions, and oversaw international admissions until 2010. Collaborated with the entire enrollment management team and offices campus-wide to work on efforts to improve yield of admitted students and to enhance the student experience. Oversaw a budget of more than $2,000.000.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-COLUMBIA
2002 - 2004

Functioned as second in line to Director of admissions, hire, oversee training and supervise admissions advisors, support staff and student workers. Assist with budget decisions, provide supervision and oversight of admissions operations and serve as point person regarding admissions policies. Serve as first line of appeal for denials. Recommend and implement procedures to improve admissions processing and communication with applicants. Serve as primary transfer coordinator and supervise campus transfer credit evaluation process. Serve as liaison with Financial Aid Office regarding scholarships. Serve as functional lead for PeopleSoft implementation process.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-COLUMBIA
1997 - 2002

Accomplishments included:
- Coordinated and supervised the project to centralize all transfer credit evaluations on campus, working with every academic unit on campus and the Office of the Provost.
- Revised coding and file creation procedures and significantly reduced the amount of time needed to create a new applicant file.
- Revised the application process, eliminating second review of most applicants by advisors, thus reducing turn around time for decisions.
- Developed spreadsheet to track all major office mailings, including previous year’s quantities, job numbers, and costs.
- Enabled the Admissions Office to use the data warehouse for instant reports for the first time.
- Developed the first prospective student transfer database, now used to promote our annual Transfer Day. Tripled the number of participants in Transfer Day.
- Wrote, edited and coordinated the development of the first full MU Transfer Application / Guidebook.
- Worked with programming staff to design transfer student web application and for additional enhancements to transfer web pages.
- Worked with programming staff to develop ability for students to check the status of their application on-line and to check for missing transcripts.

DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS
UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY
1993 - 1997

Managed the processing and review of 4,000 applications annually to the School of Medicine. Hired, supervised, trained and evaluated staff. Provided academic advising for current and prospective medical school applicants and served as the first line of appeal for denials. Coordinated all special programs with specific undergraduate colleges. Provided statistical reports and analysis for faculty, administration, national accrediting agencies and the American Association of Medical Colleges. Represented the School of Medicine at regional and national meetings.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
COLLEGE CENTER FOR ACADEMIC SUPPORT
UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER
1990 - 1993

REGISTRAR AND DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS
COLUMBIA-GREENE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
1983 - 1989

DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS
COLUMBIA-GREENE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
1981 - 1983

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS
COLUMBIA-GREENE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
1979 - 1981

Teaching Experience

1983-1988
Adjunct faculty instructor for Columbia-Greene Community College, teaching one section of Abnormal Psychology each semester.

1974-1976
High school English teacher, Hempstead High, Hempstead, NY

1970-1972
Junior High English teacher, Wilmington, Delaware

Education

M.A., Psychology 1983
State University of New York at New Paltz

B.A., English 1970
Marietta College (Marietta, Ohio)

Professional Organizations / Activities

Missouri State Advising Board for American College Testing (ACT)

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGIATE REGISTRARS and ADMISSIONS OFFICERS (AACRAO)

  • Presenter, ACT Enrollment Manager's Conference (July 2004)
  • Presenter, AACRAO annual national conference (Spring 2003)
  • Member, Transfer Articulation Committee (2002 - 2003)

MISSOURI ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGIATE REGISTRARS & ADMISSIONS OFFICERS (MACRAO)

  • Presenter, "Motivating Support Staff" (Fall 1999)
  • Vice President for Programming (Fall 2003)
  • National Association of College Admission Counselors (NACAC)

    Missouri Association of College Admission Counselors (MOACAC)

    Association of Chief Admissions Officers of Public Universities (ACAOPU)


    Civic Activities

    Serve on the Board of Directors of the Central Missouri Humane Society 2014 - present

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