University of Vermont

Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President

Biography of Vice President for Enrollment Management
Stacey Kostell

Stacey KostellStacey Kostell joined the University as Vice President for Enrollment Management on September 2, 2014.  At the University of Vermont, Kostell oversees Undergraduate Admissions, Student Financial Services, the Registrar, Office of International Education, ROTC, and retention.  She also provides vision and leadership to campus-wide marketing efforts.  Since joining the University of Vermont, she has increased the quality and selectivity of the first year class, and increased transfer and international enrollment.

Prior to UVM, she served as Assistant Provost for Enrollment Management at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (the “University of Illinois”).  At the University of Illinois, Kostell provided leadership to four units of the Enrollment Management group:  undergraduate admissions, student financial assistance, registrar, and marketing and communications.  She led successful efforts to nearly double applications and significantly enhance the quality and diversity of the applicant pool.

Before joining the University of Illinois, she held admissions leadership positions at Arizona State University and Purdue University.  Kostell received her B.A. in Communications from Indiana State University and her M.A. in Higher Education Administration from Ball State University.  Stacey currently serves on the College Board Colloquium Planning Committee and is a member of the Association of Chief Admissions Officers at Public Universities, the American Association of Collegiate Registrar and Admissions Officers, and the National Association for College Admissions Counseling. She presents frequently at national, regional and state meetings on such topics as marketing and social media, recruitment strategy, and ethical admissions practices.

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