Radford University appoints new VP for Enrollment Management

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RADFORD, Va. (WFXR) – Radford University has appointed a new Vice President for Enrollment Management.

Craig W. Cornell

Craig W. Cornell will serve in the position effective November 1. Cornell brings nearly 25 years of experience in executive leadership enrollment management position, multi-campus research institutions such as Ohio University, Bowling Green State University and Kent State University, as well as in the private sector.

In his new role, Cornell will serve as a member of the President’s Cabinet and the Leadership Council with broad responsibility for recruiting and enrolling highly-talented and diverse students to the university. He will also provide leadership to the offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, New Student and Family Programs and the Registrar at Radford University’s main campus as well as Radford University Carilion in Roanoke.

“I am honored by the opportunity to serve as Radford University’s Vice President for Enrollment Management. As a first-generation college student, I am looking forward to becoming part of a campus community that deeply cares for students and is clearly focused on building a strong future together. With President Hemphill’s vision, I pledge to dedicate myself to a campus that shares my focus on access and opportunity for current and future Highlanders.”

Craig W. Cornell, Radford University’s new Vice President for Enrollment

Cornell currently serves as Senior Vice Provost for Strategic Enrollment Management at Ohio University.

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