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Nominee Bio: Matthew Ward

Nominee for Board Director:

Matthew Ward

Matthew Ward
Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Success
California Lutheran University

 

EXPERIENCE

NACAC:
• Member, 2006-present

Western ACAC:
• Member, 1998-present;
• Leadership Development Institute: Faculty/Mentor, 2016

Southern ACAC:
• Member, 1998-2005;

New England ACAC:
• Member, 2003-2005;

Pacific Northwest ACAC:
• Member, 1998-2005;

Rocky Mountain ACAC:
• Member, 1995-2005;

Other Professional Organizations: 
• National Association of College and University Business Officers: Finance and Audit Committee: Member, 2020-21; New Initiatives Committee: Member, 2020-21; Board Member, 2018-present;
• National Council for Enrollment Policy and Planning: Chair, 2017-present;
• Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities: Capitol Forum participant, 2014; Member, 2013-present;
• Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institution Educators: Member, 2016-present;
• American Marketing Association: Member, 2010-present

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
• California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA: Dean of Undergraduate Enrollment, 2006-08; Instructor, 2007-20; Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing, 2008-20; Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success, 2020-present;
• University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL: Assistant Director of Admission, 1997-99; Senior Assistant Director of Admission, 1999-01; Associate Director of Admission, 2001-02; Senior Associate Director of Admission, 2002-05;
• University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY: Admission Counselor, 1995-97

EDUCATION:
• Ph.D. University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
• M.A. University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
• B.S. University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

AWARDS:
• El Concilio Latino Leadership Award: Recipient, 2019;
• Counselor Supervisor Leadership Award: Recipient, 2011;
• 40 Under 40 Pacific Coast Business Times: Recipient, 2010;
• Iron Arrow Award: Recipient, 2004;
• Nanga Award: Recipient, 2004

PRESENTATION HIGHLIGHTS:
• 
2020 National Association of Collegiate and University Business Officers New Business Officers Program: Partners in Success: Collaborating with Members of your Cabinet;
• 
2020 National Association of Collegiate and University Business Officers Virtual Annual Meeting: Impact Events and Managing the Message in the Social Media Age;
• 
2019 Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institution Educators Best Practices Conference: Building on HSI Brand: How Marketing Can Support Institutional HSI Visibility and Reputation;
• 
2018 College Board Prepárate Conference: Helping Our DREAMers Achieve Their Dreams;
• 
2017 American Evaluation Association Conference: Organizational Awareness and Advancement in Hispanic-Serving Institutions STEM Grants;
• 
2016 American Marketing Association Higher Education Symposium: The Marketer’s Role in Building Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Campuses;
• 
2015 College Board National Forum: Enhancing the Transfer Pipeline at Private, Non-Profit Institutions;
• 
2013 Western Association of Collegiate Admission Counseling Annual Conference: Consider the Value of a Liberal Arts Education: Reaching Out to Non-Traditional Populations;
• 
2012 National Association of Collegiate Admission Counseling Annual Conference: Building a Strong Jewish Profile on your Campus and Effectively Recruiting Jewish Students to your Institution;
• 
2009 Western Association of Collegiate Admission Counseling Annual Conference: The Community College Connection

 

 

 

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