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Strategic Enrollment Management Team (SEMT)


The SEMT serves as the collaborative body charged with delivering on The Ascent, Goal 3: Grow the number of lives impacted – expand student access, opportunity, and completion, addressing the following objectives.

Strategic enrollment management is the alignment of the institution’s strategic planning framework with its collective mission and values with the intent of generating meaningful collaboration to achieve common goals and integrated strategies. It is a complete and coordinated system for student success; a university-wide initiative to identify and achieve enrollment, retention, and completion objectives.

Accreditation Alignment: The work of the SEMT addresses Core Theme 2: EOU is a regional university with a deep sense of commitment to students where they are.

Team Objectives


Documents & Resources

Below you will find links to documents and resources associated with this team.

SEMT Scope
SEMT Info Sheet

Founding Team Members

  • Lacy Karpilo, VP for Student Affairs (lead)
  • Nate Prouty, Faculty, College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Nate Lowe, Dean, College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Sandy Henry, Director of Financial Aid
  • Holly Chason, Director of Institutional Research & Planning
  • Gina Galaviz-Yap, Director of Admissions
  • Daysi Bedolla, ASEOU President
  • David Vande Pol, ED of Regional Outreach & Innovation
  • Tim Seydel, VP for University Advancement
  • Stephanie Upshaw, Assistant Director of Athletics
  • Luke Aldrich, Manager Organizational Transformation/CPM (Facilitator)
  • Molly Burke, Executive Assistant to VP Student Affairs (Administrative Support)

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