33rd Annual Institute, June 15-20, 2008
Leadership, Innovation, Strategy,
Communications, Marketing, Retention,
Financial Aid, Recruiting, Market Research, New Technologies,
Tactics, & Results
and the "BIG MOO"
The 33rd Annual
Integrating Strategic Enrollment Management
has been cancelled for 2008
This highly acclaimed Institute on Integrating Strategic Enrollment Management is designed for enrollment management, admissions, financial aid, marketing and public relations, and student services professionals who are looking for a leading-edge, comprehensive, pragmatic, and stimulating conference that covers the latest ideas, best practices, and applications for achieving success in enrollment management.
Highlights of the 33rd Annual Institute include:
Leading edge sessions with practical value and application and what the future holds
Individual consultations with faculty
Special interest break-out sessions by type of institute with a wide selection of topics
Optional sessions for community colleges
A Strategic Playbook to help you capture ideas and frame your learning into a best practices manual
Extensive coverage of financial aid trends and strategy
Optional sessions on graduate student recruiting and social networking trends
Optional pre-institute sessions on student recruiting and financial aid basics
Ample free time for development of a team marketing plan, recruitment strategies and tactics, reflection, or just relaxing in a pristine Rocky Mountain setting
Plan to join us this summer for a week-long retreat listening to and talking with leading experts on all the core dimensions of enrollment management strategy, networking with colleagues from colleges and universities from all around the U.S., and spending time thinking and reflecting on how you can put best practices, new and exciting ideas, and leading-edge applications to work for your enrollment management program.
Tuition is $899.00/person and $859.00/additional persons from the same institution.
Accommodations: Mountain Chalet: single or double $118.00 and the Wildwood Lodge: single or double $128.00. Breakfast is included (Monday-Friday) in room rate at both hotels. Hotels are just minutes away from the conference center and provide free airport shuttle service from Aspen airport.
For information on registration and accommodations please call us at 303-771-4044 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to: The Snowmass Institute, 8694 East Mineral Circle, Centennial, CO 80112 or register online.
THE 2008 INSTITUTE AGENDA
Of the participants attending the Y2007Institute on Integrating Strategic Enrollment Management:
95.0 percent said that the Institute was On Target
or Exceeded their expectations
96.5% said their experience was Very Satisfying or Satisfying
96.0% said they would attend if they had to do it over again
98.0% said they would recommend the Institute to others.
2007 ISEM Institute
2006 ISEM Institute
This is a wonderful opportunity to gain insight
into new technologies used in enrollment planning and services.
Excellent opportunity to form relationships with professional
Kim West, Asst. Dean of Enrollment Services, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA
The Institute is a Retreat with experts and
colleagues within our field. It’s a great way to gain feedback and
generate new ideas that are practical. I am leaving with new strategies
and a network of colleagues that I can call upon.
Laurie Rotondo, Director Undergrad Admission, Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ
This is my second year to attend the Institute.
Obviously I feel that it’s an excellent program. I learned a lot and
will take many suggestions back to our enrollment management team.
Dr. Michele Jarrell, Coordinator, Institutional Research, Shelton State Community College, Tuscaloosa, AL
The candor and frankness of comments made by
presenters was very refreshing and insightful. Faculty knew how to
manage brainstorms, focus groups and cathartic moments all at the same
time. The general wealth and breadth of research presented was
invaluable. I took copious notes. And you can’t beat the Rockies as a
Nathaniel Cruz, Associate Dean Student Development, Hostos Community College, Bronx, NY
You should attend if interested in enrollment
management skills. Bring your team.
Henry Morris, Presidential Fellow, Minnesota State University-Mankato, Mankato, MN
The Institute provides cutting edge instruction
on enrollment management.
Al Konuwa, Dean of Instructional Services, Butte College, Oroville, CA
Great opportunity to learn and bond with your
team. Great place to get new ideas.
Eduardo Borges, Director of Admissions, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX
It was an excellent professional and personal
growth opportunity. Good balance of meaty content, resources,
discussion, and time to reflect and enjoy the local beauty.
Jennifer Baker, Director of Admissions, Harrisburg Area Community College, PA
I am leaving Snowmass with the knowledge base
and expertise of some of the best enrollment strategists in the US. I am
excited to share and look forward to bringing these innovative ideas and
concepts back to my campus. I highly recommend The Snowmass Institute!
Marcia Rosbury-Henne, Director of Admissions, Holyoke Community College, MA
Snowmass Institute was a phenomenal experience.
I learned a number of things that I can apply immediately upon returning
to my campus. The opportunity to network was a highlight and I now have
dozens of new colleagues.
Rusty Necessary, Vice Chancellor Enrollment Management, UVA-WISE, Wise, VA
Time well spent but make sure you bring a team
from your school.
Scott Olson, Vice President Academic Affairs, Minnesota State University-Mankato, Mankato, MN
Conference is a great mix of data, strategy, and
application that every enrollment manager would benefit from attending.
You won’t go home the same.
Blaine Kelley, Director of Enrollment Services, University of Cincinnati-Clermont College, Batavia, OH
This is a great opportunity to conduct program
planning, operational assessment and review goals while building
relationships with peers from other institutions. And, most importantly,
Institute enhanced my skill sets and pushed the boundaries.
Sharon Saunders, Vice President for Marketing, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX
Institute provided my team with ideas, examples
and the opportunity to meet with experts. Most importantly, the program
gave us the appropriate context to begin in-depth discussion and
Gail Grant Schull, Director of Admissions & Records, College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls, ID
If you’re interested in keeping your institution
current with the latest trends and best practices in enrollment
management, you need to attend this conference.
Chip Timmons, Associate Director of Admissions, Wabash College, Crawfordville, IN
What I liked best was keeping current with
relevant research, networking, and having the time to evaluate and plan!
Chris Ferguson, Director of Admissions, Wilmington College, New Castle, DE
This was a fantastic learning experience which
gives one energy and ideas and innovative strategies to implement those
Melissa Moser, Director, Financial Aid, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA
Go! Unlike many programs, participants signed up
for Institute actually show up for the sessions & participate.
Information presented inspires thought, not napping.
Bonnie Rogers, Associate Director Student Financial Services, Rice University, Houston TX
Highly recommend this program—it provides a
“think-tank” approach to learning about the latest trends in enrollment
management. You will depart with pages of ideas to implement.
Judy Vogt, Vice President Enrollment Services, Coastal Carolina University, Conway, SC
Well worth attending.
John Martin, Director Admissions/Student Services
Michigan State University School of Music, East Lansing, MI
The topics that were discussed were current,
informative, and insightful. The networking and collaborating
opportunities presented personal and professional growth in a
magnificent, breath-taking location.
Cindy Pittsburgh, Associate Director of Admissions, Saint Leo University, Saint Leo, FL
It’s imperative that schools embrace the
enrollment management concept. Competition will dictate that to us. This
conference provides a myriad of institutional best practices in the
field. The Snowmass Institute is great for those beginning the process
up to those who’ve been active in the area for years.
Scott Scholes, Director of Advising Center & CND, College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls, ID
If you get the opportunity to attend, you must.
If you can afford it, bring others from your institution.
Todd Abbott, Director of Admissions, St. Martin’s University, Lacey, WA
A must for strategic enrollment management
Brook Zemel, Vice President Student Services, San Jacinto College, Houston, TX
Great opportunity to validate ideas/reap ideas
to improve recruitment progress.
Diane Havlinek, Director for Enrollment Admin., Rice University, Houston, TX
Institute provided planning and enrollment
management foundation information, in-depth exercises and leading-edge
Randall Hill, Instructional Planner, Lincoln University of Missouri, Jefferson City, MO
2005 ISEM Institute
It was a stimulating professional experience
that help will guide the future of my career.
Deborah Bandy, Director, Undergraduate Admissions, Saint Leo University, Saint Leo, FL
If you need a jump-start in your enrollment
management function, Snowmass is the place to go. You’ll find numerous
ideas that you can implement immediately for increased results.
Marion Dunagan, Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management, University of Arkansas, Fort Smith, Fort Smith, AR
A tremendous opportunity to gain all the best
and newest information. The format allowed for tremendous conversation
between colleagues that I feel certain will serve me well when I return
to campus. As a result of this conference, I feel our enrollment plan
will take better shape.
Ann McDonald, Vice President, Student Services/Enrollment Mgt., Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, MA
This Institute is becoming an integrated retreat
for me to complete my annual plan and propose new innovative strategies
for the upcoming annual plan.
Chris Ferguson, Director of Admissions, Wilmington College, New Castle, DE
A great program in a great location! The depth
of information was exceptional.
Jim Troha, Vice President, Enrollment/Student Services, Heidelberg College, Tiffin, OH
A great conference! I plan to put several of the
ideas I learned to use as soon as I get home.
Cherine Heckman, Vice President, Enrollment Management, Mayville State University, Mayville, ND
The opportunity to leave the office for a full
week and “retreat” into this idyllic setting to think and learn
strategically was invaluable. There was lots of great material and
plenty of time to absorb it and think about how to use it.
Katharine Ruby, Director of Financial Aid, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
Experts presented relevant topics that were
not sponsored by a vendor trying to promote a particular product.
This is the first time I have attended Snowmass. I will attend again and
will bring others.
Alexandria “Tandy” Stone, Dean, Enrollment Management, Mountain State University, Beckley, WV
Outstanding content—outstanding format—having
time set aside to develop plans, reflect on the learnings of the
sessions and become energized to tackle the challenges ahead.
James Simpson, Vice President for Enrollment, Graceland University, Lamoni, IA
It is a chance to think differently about those
things you think you know. Having the afternoon free provided a nice
opportunity to reflect on each day’s presentation.
Stephen Hill, Director, Institutional Research/Assessment, Urbana University, Urbana, OH
opportunity to learn more about all aspects of strategic enrollment
management. I came away with
many ideas and a lot more energy, not to mention some great networking
Sandra Brubaker, Associate Vice President, Enrollment Mgt/Student Development, Edison Community College, Piqua, OH
The faculty are incredibly knowledgeable and can
help your institution move light-years ahead. Come prepared not only
with your own questions, but also with a mind open to embracing
Becky Barthelmess, Associate Director of Admissions, Principia College, Elsah, IL
This is the premiere enrollment management
event. Experts from so many areas—admissions, marketing, financial aid.
I will suggest our administration send a team next year.
Michele Jarrell, Coordinator, Institutional Research, Shelton State Community College, Tuscaloosa, AL
An excellent investment for any institution
interested in improving their enrollment management function.
William Raffetto, Vice President, Student Services, San Jacinto College, Pasadena, TX
I highly recommend attending the Institute and
have left with a tool box of resources and innovative ideas to address
specific challenges on my campus. This is a must for any professional in
Christian Blome, Admissions Counselor, Vincennes University, Vincennes, IN
An outstanding experience! Being new to this
industry I found tremendous value and look forward to returning.
Mitch Ylarregui, Recruitment Coordinator, University of California Merced, Fresno, CA
It was well worth it!
Rodney Bowers, Interim Vice President, Enrollment Management, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL
I am going home with great ideas. Snowmass
interesting and applicable presentations. It was a real learning experience
and has been a fabulous opportunity to network. And the location can’t
Jennifer Cafiero, Director of Enrollment Planning, Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ
An excellent professional development
opportunity-different from any meeting I’ve attended before.
Patrice Mitchell, Director of Admissions, Forsyth Technical Community College, Winston-Salem, NC
I am really glad I attended. The topics covered
will allow our institution to increase yield and track information.
Lyndel Landgren, Asst. Director of Admissions, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS
An awesome opportunity to learn more about
enrollment management and establish goals and strategic ideas.
Brian Shantz, Dean of Admissions, Graceland University, Lamoni, IA