SEM-EP National Registry

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The professionals listed in this registry have earned AACRAO's endorsement as Registered Enrollment Professionals through satisfactory completion of the Strategic Enrollment Management Endorsement Program.

The registry is sorted by last name in alphabetical order; alternatively, you may use the search bar to find a specific enrollment professional. For each registered professional listed, you will find the candidate's area of expertise, samples of their significant coursework, and their LinkedIn profiles, if they have opted to share them.

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Dr Joseph Mews

Assistant Dean Enrollment Management at University of South Carolina - Palmetto College

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2020 SEM-EP Graduate

Dr. Mews serves as Assistant Dean for Enrollment Management for the University of South Carolina - Palmetto College. In his role, Mews provides strategic direction and oversight of new and continuing enrollment and student services, including marketing, recruitment, admissions, financial aid, student success, career services, and data analytics. His professional and research interests include organizational behavior, leadership, change management, strategic assessment and planning, and adult learning. 

Capstone Project: "Selecting Student Success Models" detailed various criteria that should be considered when assessing or planning for a student-centered success model. The research provides insight on varying student needs—specifically highlighting differences between two- and four-year campuses, and modality of course instruction and attendance.

Tana Miller

Assistant VP for Student Enrollment, Engagement & Success, West Texas A&M University

Tana Miller has 34 years of higher education experience with West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas. Her career began in Admissions with roles that included recruiting, transcript evaluation, orientation planning and freshman academic advising. Tana spent over 15 years in the role of University Registrar where she actively implemented new software initiatives to streamline processes to better serve both staff and students. She has also served as a part time instructor for freshman seminar, basic speech and business and professional communication courses. In her current role as Assistant Vice President she is responsible for the areas of Student Engagement and Leadership, the Jack B Kelley Student Center, the Education Credit Union Buff$mart Financial Literacy program, the Registrar, the division marketing staff and the campus’s CliftonStrengths™ for Students initiative as well as strategic planning and assessment for the division. In addition, she serves as the campus Foster Care Liaison and oversees the Supervised Independent Living program, Buff Haven.  She is also a certified True Colors Facilitator and a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach. Tana has a Bachelor of Science in Social Studies-Secondary Education, a Master of Arts in Communication and is working on her EdD in Educational Leadership.

Capstone Abstract:

This study compared retention rates of students who experienced a strengths-based freshman seminar curriculum to those who did not.  Whether enrolled in a freshman seminar or not, freshmen who did not take the StrengthsFinder® assessment had a retention rate 28 percentage points below those who took the assessment and were enrolled in the strengths-based freshman seminar. This same percentage difference applied to students who took the StrengthsFinder® assessment and enrolled in a non-strengths-based freshman seminar. Students who took the StrengthsFinder assessment but were not required to enroll in a freshman seminar course per their program or admission requirements had a higher mean ACT score but were retained at a rate 20 percentage points lower than those in the strengths-based freshman seminar/learning community.

Arturo Montiel

Campus Administrator at South Texas College-Starr County Campus

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2015 SEM-EP Inaugural Graduate

Experience in higher education as faculty and program chairperson with duties including curriculum and program development for student success. Currently serving as campus administrator with duties including program development, community partnerships, facility management, and enrollment management.

Capstone Project - "A Campus Role for Retention" examined the current trends related to retention on community college campuses, with a specific focus on first-generation students in the south Texas region.

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Erin Morgan

University Registrar at University of California-Davis

2015 SEM-EP Inaugural Graduate

13 Years of Higher Education Experience in Academic and Enrollment Management at a Public Institution with an enrollment in excess of 10,000 students. Expertise in Records and Registration, Enrollment Management, Student Affairs, Leadership, and Research.

Capstone Project - "Enrollment Management Data" explored key data points associated with informing enrollment decisions on college campuses.

Robyn Parr

Associate Registrar and Director, Student Financial Services at Ryerson University

2020 SEM-EP Graduate

Robyn Parr is the Associate Registrar and Director, Student Financial Services at Ryerson University. Her responsibilities include overseeing Student Fees, Financial Aid, Student Awards and Scholarships. As a result of her versatility, Robyn currently holds forte as the Change and Opportunity Lead in the Office of the Vice-Provost Students. Outside Ryerson, Robyn serves as the Past-President of the Ontario University Registrars' Association (OURA).

Expertise: Process Improvement, Project Management, Service Delivery, Organizational Effectiveness

SEM-EP Capstone Project: "Using Data to Inform SEM Strategies for Success at Ryerson University" introduces university stakeholders to the value of strategic enrollment management (SEM) as it relates to enrollment at the institution and outlines three strategies that leverage institutional data, research and effective practices across the sector.  This paper served as a discussion point for formalizing the first strategic enrollment management plan at the university.