Thomas E. Williams

Tom Williams is one of higher education's leading authoritieson enrollment management, offering a track record nearly unmatched in the field. For more than 30 years he has consulted directly with more than 500 colleges and universities, engineered numerous enrollment successes, and for nearly 22 years served as adriving force in elevating Noel-Levitz to its role as higher education's leading enrollment management consulting firm. 


As an innovator of effective strategic enrollment management consulting and planning, Tom's areas of expertise include: 

  • talent identification and development
  • enrollment and strategic planning
  • strategy management
  • pricing and financial aid strategy


His clients have encompassed a broad spectrum of institutions. A recent representative sample includes Alfred University (NY), Bowling Green State University (OH), Buena Vista University (IA), Cabrini College (PA), the Executive MBA programs of the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University (NC), Hood College (MD), Marymount College (CA), Messiah College (PA), New York University, Parker College of Chiropractic (TX), Pine Manor College (MA), Susquehanna University (PA), the University of Bridgeport (CT), the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, the University of South Dakota, Arizona State University, Harvard Kennedy School, and Indiana University, Bloomington.


Between 1982 and 1992, Tom served as consultant, vice president, president, and principal of Ingersoll Williams and Associates. In 1993, he merged his company with Noel-Levitz, becoming a principal and serving as president and CEO from 1997 to 2003. Since 2003, Tom has tapped into his national network of clients and professional contacts in enrollment management to develop an executive search service specializing in enrollment managers and to provide customized strategic planning and enrollment management consulting services. 

Tom frequently speaks and presents at national conferences and on college campuses on a variety of topics, including The Characteristics of Effective Enrollment Managers. He is a certified financial planner and holds an MBA from the University of South Dakota. He and his wife of 38 years, Kay, reside in Tucson, Arizona from October through May and in Marble, Colorado from June through September.

Tom Williams
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