Wendy Lishen, Ed.D.

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Asst. VP Academic Records, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Wendy Lishen, Ed.D., has over 30 years of experience in higher education administration. Throughout her career, Dr. Lishens’ experience has enabled her to develop a comprehensive view to student access and success. Her higher education experience has included a plethora of organizational change initiatives including online education, University relocation, institution inception, student information system implementation, and department creation to name a few.

After serving as University Registrar in Pennsylvania for 24 years, Lishen went on to serve as Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management and University Registrar at Florida Atlantic University, where she became skilled at strategic planning to increase student graduation rates and streamline enrollment processes to improve student satisfaction as well as increase data integrity for program assessment. She implemented a new customer service department at Florida International University for all Enrollment Management offices for over 50,000 students at two campuses. Currently, Dr. Lishen is the Assistant Vice President for Academic Records at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences with the primary campuses in Bethesda, MD and San Antonio, TX in addition to additional Department of Defense site locations established throughout the world.

Throughout her career, Dr. Lishen has served on many professional development committees as well as presented on enrollment best practices. Currently, Dr. Lishen is actively consulting for the American Association of Collegiate Registrar’s and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) on projects throughout the country.