Promoted to New Vice Chancellor Post
Jackie Clark has been promoted to vice chancellor of UNC Pembroke's
new Office of Enrollment Management, according to an announcement by
Chancellor Allen C. Meadors. The appointment is effective Nov. 1.
The new office will
incorporate the Offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, Advisement and
Retention and some related Support Services.
Ms. Clark has been
very successful in the Admissions Office with total enrollment up 32
percent and freshman enrollment up more than 50 percent in two years,
Chancellor Meadors said. Average SAT scores and GPAs for incoming freshman
have also risen over that period.
has shown the ability to adapt to change and to lead her staff in the
change process," Chancellor Meadors said. "Over the next several
years, we will need to focus on our entire enrollment management processes,
and I know that Ms. Clark will provide the tireless leadership necessary
to move this great university forward in the area of enrollment management."
her as a member of the executive administrative team," he said.
Ms. Clark is a UNCP
graduate and a 12-year UNCP employee. She has worked in several other
offices, including Advisement and Retention, Student Support Services
and Freshman Seminar.
"I have enjoyed
the many opportunities to serve the university over the years,"
Ms. Clark said. "We have set some very aggressive goals, and we
have made a great deal of progress."
was a great place to study when I was an undergraduate, and it was a
great place for my daughter, who graduated in 2000," she said.
"I have a natural passion for this university and for helping it
The new office poses
many challenges, Ms. Clark said.
a new office is always a challenge," she said. "There will
be great deal of information to assess and programming to develop."
The new Office of
Enrollment Management will be located at 432 Lumbee Hall.
Ms. Clark received
a Master's of Education degree in Guidance and Counseling from Campbell
University. She was a high school guidance counselor and counselor with
several programs at UNCP. She also worked for the U.S. Department of
Defense in Germany as a Community Service Center manager.
She has received
advanced training in enrollment management, student retention, marketing
and admissions. She is an enrollment management consultant with Noel-Levitz,
Inc., a national leader in higher education consulting.
Ms. Clark is married
to Dexter Clark, and they have two children: Jessica, a law student
at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and Tara, a doctoral candidate
in anthropology at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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