Seth Marc Kamen

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Seth Marc Kamen (he/him/his) has more than 20 years of experience in higher education, holding leadership positions in undergraduate admissions, transfer, articulation, and community college relations, military student engagement, adult students, prior learning assessment, retention, and curriculum alignment and new program development. He is also experienced in enrollment-related technologies, strategic enrollment planning, implementing process improvements, and providing training and development.

With a special focus on transfer and the non-traditional student, he often writes for and presents for national organizations, including AACRAO, NISTS, TransferNation, CollegeBoard, and CollegeSource. Additionally, he coordinated the AACRAO workgroups that published A Guide to Best Practices: Awarding Transfer and Prior Learning Credit, the Transfer Student and Transfer Institution Bill of Rights, and the Guide to Best Practices: Articulation Agreements. He has been part of planning the AACRAO annual meeting and the technology/transfer summit. He is a past president of the Chesapeake and Potomac Association of Collegiate Registrar and Admissions Officers (CAPACRAO).

He has worked at public two- and four-year institutions, a national association, and a state-system office. He is currently a consultant in private practice. He earned his M.B.A. from the University of Maryland University College (now UMGC) and his B.S. in Sociology from the University of Maryland College Park. He is working on his doctorate in higher education leadership, writing a dissertation focusing on the transfer function.

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