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Open forums for EMSS VP finalists are Jan. 18-19

New leader will replace Brent Shock, who will work as special assistant to the president through spring semester

Open forums for EMSS VP finalists are Jan. 18-19

Two finalists have been named in the search for the next vice president of Enrollment Management and Student Success (EMSS) at Miami University. Open forums are scheduled for both candidates in room 319 of Kreger Hall 11-11:45 a.m., Jan. 18 and 19.

Mark Simpson

Jan. 18, 11-11:45 a.m.
Mark Simpson resume

Mark Simpson recently served as assistant vice provost for Enrollment Services and University Registrar at the University of Texas at Austin. Simpson was directly responsible for the Texas One Stop, which comprised all student-facing services and communication for scholarships and financial aid, bursar, and registrar. Simpson also was responsible for the Office of the Registrar, overseeing product and service strategy, budget, staffing, institutional support, technology, policies, and educational programming. Simpson also led digital transformation initiatives at Texas, modernizing existing services, and has been an adjunct professor of sociology at Weber State University since 2008.

Rachel Beech

Jan. 19, 11-11:45 a.m.
Rachel Beech resume

Rachel Beech is the associate vice president, Enrollment Management for California State University San Bernardino (CSUSB). At CSUSB, Beech serves as the chief enrollment officer with an oversight of five department directors, 90 professional staff, and a budget of more than $6 million. Beech also is part of the Academic Affairs leadership team, with responsibilities for the departments of Outreach and Student Recruitment, Admissions Operations, Orientation and Transition Programs, Financial Aid and Scholarships, and Office of the Registrar. Beech also served as assistant vice president of Admissions, Outreach and Transition at CSUSB from 2016-2019.

More information is available on the vice president for Enrollment and Management Success search webpage.

Following each candidate’s visit, university community members are invited to share feedback online: