Leadership and Innovation for the Future:
Transforming Opportunities into Reality

Diversity through Undergraduate Recruitment

Increase undergraduate enrollment of new students in three categories.

Efforts

Multicultural

Rejuvenation of the decade long Gary (Indiana) Bridge Scholar Program

Lay foundation for bridge type program with students of Marshalltown High School

International

Efforts are focused on e-communications to follow up with students who inquire. Skype is used almost daily to answer student questions and help them through the application process.

Non-Iowa

Addition of a regional admission counselor who lives and works in the Twin Cities (Minnesota) area in July 2011 to provide direct recruitment via high school visits, college fairs and admitted student receptions.

Results:

 

Base 2010

Y1 2011

Y2 2012

New multicultural

229

245 (+7%)

275*

New international

74

62 (-16%)

73*

New domestic non-Iowa

158

173 (+9.5%)

219*

*Final not available until Sep 2012

Contact Info: 

Christy Kangas

Director of Admissions