James Miller

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Role: Associate Provost and Dean of Admission, Seattle University

James Miller is the Associate Provost & Dean of Admission at Seattle University. James has focused his career on building successful, highly efficient student-centered recruitment strategies and tactical approaches that help institutions meet their enrollment and revenue goals. He has expertise in the development and management of complex marketing plans, national recruitment strategies, enrollment data management and analysis, admissions technology, and process redesign. He brings a passion for the inclusive mission of higher education and the development of recruitment and enrollment plans that open the doors as widely as possible to those who are traditionally underrepresented in higher education. 

He has worked in the admissions profession for 16 years and has served at Oregon State University, University of San Francisco, University of Puget Sound, and University of Washington Bothell. He is is a consultant for AACRAO Consulting, the consulting arm for the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, a recognized leader in Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) consulting.

He has served in leadership positions in state, regional and national professional organizations; he is a Past-President of the Pacific Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (PACRAO) and the Admissions Practices Chair of the Pacific Northwest Association for College Admissions Counseling (PNACAC). James created PACRAO’s Leadership Development Institute, an award-winning leadership training program for early career high potential leaders.

James received Bachelors’ Degrees in Economics and Psychology from Oregon State University.