Enrollment Management Advisory Committee Charge 

The Enrollment Management Advisory Committee (EMAC) reviews policies related to standards for admission to Ithaca College, the admission and recruitment process, and the ways in which Enrollment Management supports the admission of sufficient numbers of qualified students to IC’s undergraduate and graduate programs.   

EMAC will make recommendations to the vice president for marketing and enrollment strategy on enrollment policy and practices that, if approved by the vice president for marketing and enrollment strategy, are implemented by the Office of Admission, the Office of Enrollment, the Office of Enrollment Planning, and/or the Office of Student Financial Services.  In addition, EMAC will foster communication and understanding across campus regarding enrollment policy and practices, and promote collaboration on enrollment initiatives. 

In conducting its work, the committee will be informed by the college’s current long-term enrollment model, national enrollment trends and historical trends in Ithaca College’s enrollment, and professional standards of best practice. Responsibility and Function  

The Enrollment Management Advisory Committee:

  1. Gathers and considers appropriate data, related information, and feedback from faculty, staff students and other constituents in order to inform recruitment, financial aid, and enrollment policy and practices at the college.
  2. Makes recommendations related to enrollment policy and practices.
  3. Ensures integrity of enrollment policy and practices.
  4. Advises the offices of Admission, Enrollment, Enrollment Planning and Student Financial Services on ways of effectively supporting undergraduate and graduate student enrollment.
  5. May be asked to share select information and perspectives to groups within the Ithaca College community.
  6. Supports the successful recruitment and retention of students.
  7. Promotes campus collaboration.
  8. Will observe confidentiality in its work. Membership
  • Three faculty members with three-year staggered terms (preferably from different schools) appointed by Faculty Council 
  • One staff member with a two-year term appointed by Staff Council 
  • One undergraduate student with a one-year term appointed by the Student Government Association 
  • One graduate student with a one-year term, appointed by the provost & senior vice president for academic affairs in consultation with the deans 
  • One associate dean with a one-year term, renewable, appointed by the provost in consultation with the deans 
  • The vice president for marketing and enrollment strategy 
  • There will be four ex-officio members of the committee, without vote: the director of admission, the director of enrollment planning, the director of student financial services, and a member of the MarCom staff designated by the Associate Vice President for Marketing Communications Election

The call for election/selection will be issued on or before April 1 and election/selection should take place before April 30 for service beginning in September of the next academic year. Meetings

The committee will meet as determined by the co-chairs and/or vice president in order to fulfill its charge (typically at least monthly during the academic year). To the extent possible, meetings will be scheduled each year in advance of election/selection of new members. Chairpersons

The Enrollment Management Advisory Committee will be co-chaired by the vice president for marketing and enrollment strategy and a faculty representative. The faculty co-chair will rotate each year, generally with the faculty representative in the third year of her or his term serving in that role.

The co-chairs of the Enrollment Management Advisory Committee are responsible for:

  1. Organizing the agenda.
  2. Chairing meetings.
  3. Representing the committee as spokespersons.
  4. Recording and submitting recommendations resulting from the committee’s work. Accountability

The Enrollment Management Advisory Committee will issue a report to the President by April 1 of each year, sharing its observations, recommendations, and conclusions reached in the course of the year.

Last Updated: January 11, 2018