Enrollment management

Ryan WilliamsFinancial Aid

Ryan Williams is Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management and Director of Scholarships and Student Aid. The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Programs administers all undergraduate financial assistance as well as educational loan programs for graduate students.

All merit-based scholarships and special scholarship programs are administered through the office, which also coordinates the awarding of Dependency Tuition awards, Athletic Scholarships and works closely with the Office of Donor relations with endowed and supported scholarship. Financial Aid and Scholarship Programs support the University’s commitment to academic excellence and diversity and works individually with students and families to achieve academic success.

Photo: Executive Director of Graduate Enrollment Amy Sloane-GarrisGraduate Enrollment Management

Amy Sloane-Garris is the Executive Director of Graduate Enrollment, and works in collaboration with school and college leadership to provide overall vision and strategy for graduate recruitment and enrollment efforts. Her focus is strategic enrollment management planning, guiding effective graduate-level recruitment and efficient coordination of the graduate admissions process. She also works closely with the Office of Marketing and Communications on the development and execution of strategies and assets with the goal of presenting a unified brand in the domestic and international marketplaces.

Photo: Assistant Vice President of Institutional Research and Assessment Elizabeth BarlowInstitutional Research and Assessment

Elizabeth “Libby” A. Barlow is Assistant Vice President of Institutional Research and Assessment. The office provides leadership in developing and implementing the University’s institutional research and assessment plan to support institutional planning, policy analysis, and program improvement. It also conducts and coordinates research and assessment, including the implementation and reporting for national studies and University and school/college accreditation and retention efforts.


Photo: Vice President of Marketing and Communications and CMO Nicci BrownMarketing and Communications

Nicole “Nicci” Brown is the Vice President of Marketing and Communications, and serves as the University’s chief marketing officer. She leads an integrated marketing team charged with cultivating a strong and consistent brand, both across the institution and throughout the national and international marketplace. Her unit comprises communication and information technology professionals from within Enrollment Management and Advancement and External Affairs. It provides marketing strategy and services including institutional brand management and standards, and digital (web, social, photo, and video units) and traditional communication solutions.

Photo: Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Maurice HarrisUndergraduate Admissions

Maurice Harris and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions are charged with attaining the undergraduate enrollment goals of Syracuse University by identifying and recruiting qualified prospective first-year and transfer students from diverse backgrounds; providing comprehensive and accurate information about academic programs, residence life, services and activities to students, parents and counselors; evaluating credentials for admission and rendering decisions that will benefit both the applicants and the University; and enrolling students who will profit from and contribute to the intellectual and social environment at Syracuse University.

Photo: University College Dean Bea GonzalezUniversity College

Bea González is the dean of University College (UC), the home of part-time and summer studies at Syracuse University. UC offers both credit and non-credit programs for full-time, part-time, veterans, and visiting students. Its concierge model of student support services includes recruitment, bursar/registration, advising, life coaching, admissions, and financial aid. UC’s Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program is the only program in New York State that offers support to part-time students whose financial and educational backgrounds prohibit them from regular admission to Syracuse University.

Photo: Director of Veteran Enrollment Practice Patrick JonesVeteran Enrollment Practice

Patrick M. Jones is the Director of Veteran Enrollment Practice. Patrick works with Enrollment Management leadership, school and college administrators, and other university officials to develop strategies, policies, procedures, and resources related to recruiting, admission, matriculation, and retention of veterans, currently serving military personnel, and military family members. He works with off-campus entities such as community colleges, the Department of Defense, and various military services and installations to inform and execute the University’s veteran and military enrollment strategies.