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Sarah Kelly, PhD

Vice President for Strategic Enrollment Management

Dr. Sarah Kelly joined The Registry after retiring as Loyola University New Orleans’ Senior Vice President of Enrollment, Marketing and Student Affairs, where she was responsible for undergraduate and graduate admission, financial aid, student financial services, marketing and communications and all student affairs functions of the University. Prior to joining Loyola, Sarah served as the VP for Enrollment Management at Saint Michael’s College in Vermont. Sarah has held the chief enrollment, chief marketing and communications and chief student affairs officer roles over the course her 30-year career in higher education. Sarah is known for her creative enrollment initiatives to increase yield. Sarah earned a BA in Philosophy and English Literature and a MA in English from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Ohio University. Her dissertation, Jesuit from the Inside Out: Faculty, Staff and Administrators’ Perceptions of the Jesuit Brand of Higher Education was one of the first dissertations to examine higher education brands and put her in good stead for her “two tours” with the Jesuits.