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Strategic Enrollment Management Planning

UMN Morris is completing an enrollment management planning process during the 2019–20 academic year. Guided by Stan Henderson and Cedric Howard from AACRAO Consulting (The American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers), the campus will craft a comprehensive Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) plan for UMN Morris, addressing the recruitment of new students as well as enhancing the persistence and success of students who have matriculated here.

Feedback from the campus community will be essential as we progress through the SEM planning process.

    Upcoming Campus Conversation

    • January 21 from 3:30-5 p.m.: Campus Conversation about Draft SEM Goals (Oyate, University Room - Student Center)  

    Upcoming Meetings with our AACRAO Consultants (Stan Henderson and Cedric Howard)

    • January 27, 4:40-6 p.m.: Open Forum for Faculty - Critical Role of Academic Programs in Enrollment Planning (Imholte Hall 109)
    • January 28, 8:45-9:50 a.m.: Open Campus Forum - Update on SEM Project Status, Current and Looking Forward (Imholte Hall 109)  
    • March 2–3, 2020

    Teams

    SEM Planning Leads Team

    • Jill Beauregard, Director of the Office of Financial Aid & One Stop Student Services
    • Melissa Bert, Interim Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management & Senior Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Research 
    • Merc Chasman, Associate Professor of Mathematics & Chair of Scholastic Committee 
    • Jennifer Deane, Professor of History & Director of McNair Scholars Program 
    • Jessica Porwoll, Assistant Director, Office of Academic Success & Lead Success Coordinator 

    Data Team

    • Melissa Bert, Senior Director for Institutional Effectiveness and Research
    • Jon Anderson, Professor of Statistics
    • Steve Schuetz, Interim Director of Admissions
    • Kristin Youngblom, Associate Director of Institutional Research

    Recruitment Team

    • Jill Beauregard, Director of the Office of Financial Aid & One Stop Student Services (Co-Chair) 
    • Jennifer Deane, Professor of History & Director of McNair Scholars Programs (Co-Chair) 
    • Tracey Anderson, Associate Professor of Biology
    • Windy Roberts, Spanish Teaching Specialist
    • Joe Beaver, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
    • Jennifer Goodnough, Associate Professor of Chemistry
    • Emily Johnson, Success Coach - Office of Academic Success
    • Andrew Sletten, Senior Admissions Counselor
    • Lexi Dant, Student

    Persistence Team

    • Jessica Porwoll, Assistant Director, Office of Academic Success & Lead Success Coordinator (Co-Chair) 
    • Merc Chasman, Associate Professor of Mathematics & Chair of Scholars Programs (Co-Chair) 
    • Arne Kildegaard, Social Science Chair
    • Mary Elizabeth Benzanson, Professor of Communication, Media and Rhetoric
    • Matt Tollefson, Director of the Academic Center for Enrichment
    • Rachel Johnson, Assistant Professor of Biology
    • Kerri Barnstuble, Director for Summit Scholars - TRiO Student Support Services
    • David Israels-Swenson, Senior Director of Student Activities, Health and Wellness
    • Sydney Loechler, Student

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