Rider University seeks an experienced, entrepreneurial and strategic leader to oversee all aspects of the Admissions (both traditional and nontraditional undergraduate programs, continuing studies, online, and graduate programs), One-Stop Services, Enrollment Reporting and Planning, and Financial Aid operations of the University. S/he will work collaboratively with the University community to achieve the University’s goals in the context of its mission and strategic plan.
North Park University (Chicago, Illinois) seeks a dynamic and forward thinking vice president for enrollment management and marketing (VPEMM) who is committed to the ideals of a vibrant, urban university rooted in the Christian faith. Founded in 1891, North Park University (NPU) is a community of 3,000 students (1,850 full-time undergraduates) engaged with dedicated faculty in a rigorous interdisciplinary liberal arts education. NPU offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in more than 40 majors and programs and a number of pre-professional options, including law and medicine. Of particular note is NPU’s distinct and innovative Catalyst 606__ program (606 being the first three digits of the zip codes of Chicago’s neighborhoods) which forms the basis of a city-centered curriculum designed to immerse students in experiences in the city.. Capitalizing on the world-class city of Chicago as the classroom, students apply knowledge to problems at hand and deepen critical thinking skills. North Park University is ranked No. 97 in Regional Universities (Midwest) by U.S. News & World Report, 2018. Over 25 percent of first-year undergraduates are Latino and 63 percent of first-year undergraduates come from within 50 miles of the campus.
The University at Buffalo (UB), the State University of New York (SUNY), a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence, seeks an ambitious, bold, thoughtful and visible associate vice provost/director of admissions (avp/director) to lead and manage its Office of Admissions. The admissions team is executing a very strong enrollment plan which has resulted in enrolling the largest freshmen class in UB’s history (4,045 students in fall 2017) and realized a 22 percent increase in applications since 2013.
Founded in 1787 as York Academy, York College of Pennsylvania is a private college located in south central Pennsylvania with an enrollment of approximately 4,700 undergraduate and 300 graduate students. Students are from more than 30 states and 12 countries and have access to over 50 undergraduate majors. Business administration, nursing, biology, education, and engineering are among the most popular programs. Master’s Degrees in nursing, business administration and education, and a Doctoral degree in nursing practice are also offered. The College has a long tradition of dedication to the intellectual, professional and social growth of its students. The admissions team is leading a strong enrollment plan and enjoying dramatic increases in first-time student enrollment of more than 11 percent from the previous year.
Founded in 1929 by the Sisters of Mercy, Carlow University is a Catholic, master’s comprehensive institution grounded in the liberal arts with strong professional programs, committed to engaging its diverse community in a process of life-long learning, scholarship, research, and service. Degrees are offered at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels to 2,254 undergraduate and graduate students. Academic degree programs are housed within three colleges: The College of Health and Wellness, the College of Leadership and Social Change, and the College of Learning and Innovation. Carlow University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It is proud of its Military Friendly designation and to be a College of Distinction, a Catholic College of Distinction, and a Pennsylvania College of Distinction for 2016-17. Carlow has also been selected by Abound as a provider of Top Degrees for Adult Undergraduates for 2017 and is regionally ranked by US News & World Report. The University is affiliated with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the United States Collegiate Athletics Association (USCAA) and is a member of the NAIA’s River States Conference.
Unity College is a private, liberal arts, sustainability science-based institution with an environmental focus. The College offers Bachelor’s and Associate's degrees and currently enrolls 665 full and part-time students. Known for hands-on learning in a full range of environmental programs, a collaborative faculty and staff, and a strong community, Unity College occupies a special niche in higher education and as such has been named 2016-2017 College of Distinction. The College offers internship sites in nearly 50 states and around the world in countries such as Zimbabwe, Belize, Ghana, Chile, Iceland and Israel and study abroad opportunities in 23 countries. Unity College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC) and its mid-coast Maine location provides easy access to beaches, mountains, and Portland. Unity College enrolled its first cohort of full-time distance learning graduate students in October 2016 making this a very exciting and transformational time in the history of the College.
Founded in 1920, University of St. Francis (USF) is a Catholic Franciscan institution enrolling approximately 3,900 traditional and adult undergraduate and graduate students. The University offers 86 undergraduate majors and minors, 19 masters programs and 2 doctoral programs. USF is rooted in the liberal arts and promotes a welcoming community of learners engaged in a continuous pursuit of knowledge, faith, wisdom, and justice. The University’s main campus is set on 24 acres in a residential area; the state-of-the-art nursing facilities and classrooms are located two miles away; and a downtown Joliet campus is home to the Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center which supports programs from the College of Arts & Sciences and the College of Business & Health Administration, the USF Art & Design department and the USF Art Gallery. USF also operates a campus in Albuquerque, N.M. US News & World Report has consistently ranked University of St. Francis among the best universities on both regional and national levels, as well as for best graduate, online, and veterans’ programs. USF is a highly competitive member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference. USF’s proximity to Chicago (less than an hour) offers numerous cultural and educational opportunities to students and staff.
Columbus State University (CSU), a member institution of the University System of Georgia, is conducting a national search for the newly created position of Executive Director of Admissions. Columbus State University is located in Columbus, the second largest city in Georgia, and is approximately 90 minutes from Downtown Atlanta. The University enrolls a diverse student body of over 8,300 students distributed among four colleges located on two residential campuses, as well as within an extensive array of on-line degree offerings. The College of Business and the majority of the programs of the College of Letters and Sciences are located on the traditional campus, while the College of the Arts and the majority of the programs of the College of Education and Health Professions are located on the RiverPark Campus located in the vibrant downtown Columbus area. The University offers programs leading to certification and associate, bachelor, and doctoral degrees.
Columbus State University (Columbus, Georgia), Executive Director of Admissions. This is a newly created position. The University of St. Francis (Joliet, IL), Vice President for Enrollment Services.
Williams & Company is assisting Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN) in the search for a new Vice President of Enrollment Management. Look for a position announcement in January, 2017. For confidential inquiries or nominations, please contact Martha Smiles at (802) 497 – 0151 or at email@example.com
Summer of 2016 was busy! We successfully completed the following searches:
- Central Washington University (Ellensburg, WA)
- Quest University of Canada (Squamish, British Columbia)
- West Virginia University (Morgantown, VA)
- Washington College (Chestertown, MD)
- York College of Pennsylvania (York, PA)
Founded in 1954 by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, Holy Family University is a comprehensive, Catholic, university based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Approximately two-thirds of the University’s 2,700 students are enrolled on a full- or part-time basis in the traditional undergraduate programs. The remaining students are adults enrolled in master’s or doctoral degree programs or accelerated degree programs designed for working adults.
Founded in 1787 as York Academy, York College of Pennsylvania is a private college located in south central Pennsylvania with an enrollment of approximately 4500 undergraduate and 200 graduate students. Students are from more than 30 states and 35 countries and have access to over 50 undergraduate majors. Business administration, nursing, biology, education, and engineering are among the most popular programs. Master’s Degrees in nursing, business administration and
The University of Wisconsin Colleges (UWC) is the UW System’s network of 13 freshmen/sophomore campuses and UW Colleges Online that offer an Associate of Arts and Science degree and prepare students of all ages and backgrounds to transfer into baccalaureate and professional programs. Six campuses offer a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree. The UW Colleges serve more than 14,000 students and plays a special role as an open door to the UW System, offering an affordable and accessible option for thousands of students who might not otherwise be able to attend college.
Washington College, a selective national liberal arts college located in Chestertown, Maryland, seeks an enterprising and creative Vice President for Enrollment Management to join a transformational leadership team with bold ambitions for the College. As the nation’s tenth oldest college and the first to be chartered in the newly independent United States, Washington College holds a significant place in the history of American higher education.
Founded in 1867, West Virginia University (WVU) is a land-grant, doctoral research institution enrolling approximately 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. WVU offers 193 degree programs in natural resources and design; arts and sciences; business and economics; creative arts; dentistry; education and human services; engineering and mineral resources; journalism; law; medicine; nursing; pharmacy; physical activity and sport sciences; and public health across its 15
Quest University Canada (Quest) is Canada's first and only independent, not-for-profit, secular university. Founded in 2002 and opened in 2007 with an inaugural class of 73 students, Quest currently enrolls 620 students; 52 percent from Canada, 35 percent from the United States and 13 percent from other
Founded in 1891, Central Washington University (CWU) is a master’s degree granting institution with a residential campus and seven regional centers enrolling approximately 10,900 students, about 92 percent of whom are state residents. CWU oversees an $18 million GEAR UP grant, the state’s largest, and provides dual-credit instruction to thousands of high school students around the state. CWU also provides more full degree programs online than any other Washington public institution.
Presbyterian College, commonly known as PC, is a Carnegie One Liberal Arts College and is fully accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The School of the Liberal Arts confers B.A. and B.S. degrees in 30 courses of study and 9 pre- professional programs including Pre-Law, Pre-Med, Pre-Theology, and Pre-Pharmacy. PC also offers a dual-degree program in Engineering (with Clemson University, Auburn University, Georgia Tech,