Nominee Bio: Robert Alexander


Nominee for Board Director:

Robert Alexander

Robert Alexander
Dean of Admissions, Financial Aid, and Enrollment Management

University of Rochester (NY)



• Member, 1999-present

• Member, 2020-present

Southern ACAC:
• Member, 1999-2008, 2013-20;
• Legislative Committee: Co-Coordinator, 2015-16;
Governance/Nominations Committee: Member, 2014-15;
• Annual Conference: Co-Coordinator, 2003

Western ACAC:
• Member, 2008-13

Other Professional Organizations:
• College Board: Member, intermittently from 2005-present; National Forum Planning Committee Member, 2012-13; Southern Regional Council Member, 2014-15;
• Volunteer Greater Jackson: Founding Board Member and Vice President, 2014-16;
• University of Pennsylvania Institute on Increasing College Access and Success for Students from Diverse Populations: Advisory Board Member, 2011-13;
• Tulane University Alumni Board: Director, 2009-13;
• Common App/Naviance/Docufied Advisory Council: Member, 2011-12;
• Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) Leadership Development Program: Attendee, 2009;
• Big Brothers Big Sisters of America: Mentor, 2005-present;
• Harvard University Summer Institute on College Admission: Attendee, 2000

• University of Rochester, Rochester, NY: Dean of Admissions, Financial Aid & Enrollment Management, 2020-present;
• Millsaps College, Jackson, MS: Vice President for Enrollment and Communications, 2013-20;
• University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA: Associate Provost for Enrollment, 2008-13;
• Tulane University, New Orleans, LA: Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management, 2003-08; Assistant Director of Admission/Admission Counselor, 1999-2003

• Ed.D. University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education, Philadelphia, PA;
• M.B.A. Tulane University, Freeman School of Business, New Orleans, LA;
• B.S. Tulane University, School of Science & Engineering, New Orleans, LA

• Southern ACAC Garrett Klein Award: Recipient, 2008

• 2020 NACAC Annual Conference: Ask the Experts, Q&A Session for New Chief Enrollment Officers;
• 2019 NACAC Annual Conference: Finding Untapped Enrollment Potential;
2017 Florida Council of Independent Schools: The Future of College Admissions;
• 2017 NACAC Annual Conference:Mission Driven Strategic Planning and Balancing Priorities;
2017 Chief Enrollment Officers Forum: Reframing the Conversation;
• 2017 National Association of College Business Officers Annual Conference: Envisioning the Campus of the Future;
• 2016 NACAC Annual Conference: Preparing Future Leadership for Enrollment Management;
2016 College Board: Making Enrollment Numbers Despite Demographic Declines;
• 2014 Southern ACAC Annual Conference: How to Rebuild Your Brand: A Mission-Driven and Market-Smart Approach to Strategic Enrollment Marketing;
2013 College Board: Challenging Conversations: Speaking Truth to Families;
• 2010 Higher Education Conference: Email Me, Text Me, Facebook Me: Mobile and Social Communication Preferences in the NeoMillennial College Search



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