Susan K. Schaurer

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Title:  Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management and Director of Admission

Hometown:  West Alexandria, Ohio

High School:  Twin Valley South High School

College Major(s):  Secondary English Education

In her role as Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management and Director of Admission, Schaurer serves as Miami’s chief admission officer and divisional lead for all strategic communication and marketing efforts that advance and support Miami’s enrollment and student success goals.

Schaurer began her tenure in Miami University’s Office of Admission in 2006. Since that time, she has held numerous roles within the office and had oversight of multiple functions including campus visits and events, alumni and counselor relations, and strategic recruitment. Schaurer, a past presenter at many state, regional, and national conferences, graduated from Miami University with a degree in English Education and later received a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Dayton. Prior to her career in admission, Schaurer served as a secondary English teacher in the public K-12 sector.

Schaurer is an active member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling, the Ohio Association for College Admission Counseling, the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, the College Board, and ACT. Schaurer is also a past participant of the College Board’s Enrollment Leadership Academy.

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I love any event that allows me the opportunity to hear from Miami's student vocal groups. Whether it's a formal presentation by the Glee Club or Choraliers or an impromptu acapella performance by the Cheezies or Mizfits, I am guaranteed to have chills running up my spine by the end of the song.