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.

They have earned the SEM Endorsement Badge

The registry is sorted by last name in alphabetical order. 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.

 

SEM-EP graduates are listed alphabetically by first name.

Aaron Sanns

Institutional Planning Managing Director at Brigham Young University-Idaho

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2018 SEM-EP Graduate

Aaron Sanns began working in higher education in 2000. He is currently the Managing Director of Institutional Planning at BYU-Idaho. His responsibilities include Strategic Enrollment Management, Space Management and Planning, and Data Analysis Services. Previously, Sanns worked as Director of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships and Associate Director of Admissions. Areas of expertise include leadership, change management, organizational effectiveness, team building, and problem solving. 

Capstone Project - “Shifting Institutional Scholarship Budget from an Emphasis on Grades to an Emphasis on Financial Need" was a longitudinal study utilizing balanced panel data over a several year period. He looked for potential enrollment effects from changing scholarship policy to affect retention among students with financial need at BYU-Idaho.

Andrea J Lehmacher

Managing Director of Marketing Strategy at Elgin Community College

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2016 SEM-EP Graduate

Over 20 years in higher education with experience in public two-year and private four-year institutions. Diverse leadership experience in admissions, leading all aspects of the marketing function, establishing marketing and digital strategies, brand development and management, institutional website redesign, assessment, and creating high performing teams. Expertise in Admissions and Enrollment Management, Marketing Strategy, Leadership, Holistic and Systemic Thinking, Collaborative Decision Making, Team Building and Development

Capstone Project - "Elgin Community College Career and Technical Education Mini Enrollment Campaign Fall 2016" was a pilot opportunity to create a targeted and intentional marketing campaign using Perkins grant funding to impact fall 2016 enrollment in career and technical education programs. A total of six newly enrolled students can be directly connected to campaign analytics; however, there was also a 26% increase in new applications and a 13% increase in new student CTE enrollment for fall 2016.

Angela M. Hamilton

Director of Enrollment Services and Registrar at Community College of Beaver County

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2019 SEM-EP Graduate

Angela M. Hamilton has 12 Years of Higher Education Experience in Admissions, Registrar, and Enrollment Management functions at a Community College exceeding 4,000 annual enrollments, offering 60 Associate’s Degrees. She has expertise in Records, Registration, Process Improvements and Leadership. Ms. Hamilton holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Pittsburgh, Bachelor’s Degree from Robert Morris University, and Associate’s Degree from the Community College of Beaver County.

Capstone Project - "2019-2024 Strategic Enrollment Management Plan"

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.

Beverly Woodson Day Ph.D.

Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management & Director of UG Admissions

2020 SEM-EP Graduate

Dr. Beverly Woodson Day is the Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management & Director of UG Admissions. Prior to 2013, Beverly spent over 18 years at Texas State University in enrollment. She is active in NACAC with GWI and committees, TACAC, where she served as President, and college Board as a Regional Council member. She has contributed to articles, professional development presentations and panels. She holds a Bachelors in Physics, Masters in Developmental and Adult Education and a Doctor of Philosophy in Adult, Professional, and Community Education (APCE). 

Dr. Woodson Day's capstone project for the SEM-EP included was titled: The Future of Enrollment Leadership. This literature review looked at enrollment management and the evolving concept of an enrollment leader, the challenges they face, the roles they play, and the impact they have on an institution. The research focused on attributes, skills, and issues that enrollment leaders face in the changing landscape of Enrollment Management and higher education. The foundational enrollment management concept is the evolution of the enrollment leader.