As Vice President for Enrollment Management, William Mullen, EdD, provides leadership for and oversees institutional admissions, financial aid and marketing.
Mullen brings a wealth of strategic leadership experience in enrollment management. He served most recently as the vice provost of enrollment and communications at St. Mary’s College in Moraga, California. He previously served as vice president of enrollment and marketing at Franklin University in Lugano, Switzerland, vice president of enrollment management at Augsburg University in Minneapolis, Minnesota and vice president for enrollment management and student affairs at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
Among his accomplishments, Mullen has redesigned financial aid strategies, implemented new technologies and created partnerships to improve yield and student diversity. He created new methods to increase enrollment to record levels and new pathways with college-bound organizations, community colleges, businesses and community organizations to provide multiple enrollment channels and ensure stability in highly competitive markets.
Mullen earned his bachelor’s degree from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin, his MBA from Capella University in Minneapolis and his doctor of education from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. In 2013, he served as a Fulbright Fellow and focused on contemporary educational issues in Japan.