Stephen R. Merritt Enrollment Management Institute

June 20-21, 2020
*The Enrollment Management Institute is offered only on even years.

Our two-day Enrollment Management Institute (EMI) is a unique opportunity for mid-level to senior admission leaders who are interested in growing in the profession and learning more about enrollment management.  Attendees will closely collaborate with experienced and skilled enrollment management practitioners. Offered at Kalahari Resort & Convention Center as a convenient pre-conference workshop before our Annual Conference begins, the event’s sessions provide insight into the enrollment management challenges and changes from the perspectives of private, public, two-year and research institutions. Typical topics include:

  • Fundamentals and recent history
  • Financial aid considerations
  • Retention
  • Research methods and modeling
  • Real-time challenges and strategies

Please see 2018 Agenda.
Registration will open March 2020.

2018 Faculty:

  • Nicola DiFronzo-Heitzer, Director, Enrollment Management, Penn State Brandywine
  • Michael Konopski, Vice President for Enrollment Management, Lycoming College
  • Stefanie Niles, President-Elect, NACAC
  • Maureen Mathis, Assistant Provost, Undergraduate Enrollment, Saint Joseph’s University
  • Andre Richburg, Executive Director, Enrollment Management, Northampton Community College
  • Loren Gordon, Director of College Counseling, Central Catholic High School – EMI Coordinator
  • Erin Latimer, Director, Office of Admission, Carnegie Mellon University – EMI Coordinator


  • $175 for PACAC members, $200 for PACAC non-members
  • Price include most meals and program materials
  • PACAC provides financial support to attend PACAC professional development opportunities through the Counselor Assistance Program Grants

For questions about the Enrollment Management Institute, please contact email [email protected]