Vice President for Enrollment Management



Vice President for Enrollment Management


Siena Heights University, located in Adrian, Michigan, invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Enrollment Management (VPEM).


Siena Heights University, a coeducational, Catholic institution founded by the Adrian Dominican Sisters in the liberal arts tradition, offers associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees to a diverse community of 1,882 traditional undergraduate and working adult students. SHU’s mission to ensure its students “become more competent, purposeful, and ethical” and a focus on access, academic excellence, and student success has resulted in national recognition. SHU is ranked 4th in Michigan and 28th nationally for Social Mobility as well as 1st in Michigan and 6th for private institutions nationally for its undergraduate Online Learning Program (U.S. News).


President Douglas Palmer and the Siena Heights community seek a Vice President for Enrollment Management who is a forward-thinking, collaborative, collegial, and passionate servant leader. Working in close partnership with President Palmer and the other members of the university’s senior leadership team, the VPEM will lead this mission-driven and student-centered institution to its next level of enrollment growth, student success, and campus-wide engagement.


A complete Position Profile, with additional information about Siena Heights University, the city of Adrian, and the opportunities and challenges for the next VPEM, may be found at


To assure full consideration, applications should be received by December 20, 2023 and must include the following:

  • A letter of interest addressing the strategic objectives and qualifications identified in the position profile;
  • A curriculum vitae; and
  • Five professional references with email addresses and telephone numbers, including their relationship to the candidate. References will not be contacted without prior authorization from the candidate.


Application materials should be submitted in PDF format through the AGB Search portal at: Siena Heights University - VPEM.


Please direct any nominations, expressions of interest, or questions regarding the application process to or to the AGB Search team:


Matthew J. Kilcoyne, Principal / 202-253-9846


Dawn Overstreet, Ph.D., Executive Search Consultant / 617-817-6466




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