President's Council

MJ Knoll-Finn

MJ Knoll-Finn, Vice President for Enrollment

MJ Knoll-FinnThe Vice President for Enrollment Management is responsible for affordability and retention analysis as well as recruitment and enrollment plans for the College. She oversees the offices of (1) Graduate Admission, (2) Undergraduate Admission, (3) Financial Assistance, (4) Student Accounts, (5) The Retention and Student Service Center, and (6) Enrollment Pipeline Programs.

MJ has a BA in Communication from the University of New Hampshire and an MBA from Northeastern University. She has twenty-five years of experience in higher education and enrollment management. She has held leadership positions at Bentley University, Northeastern University, and Northeastern University School of Law. She has been responsible for significant increases in applications at the schools she has had the privilege to represent, while also increasing the quality and diversity of the incoming classes. A driving force in her career has been the desire for a strong professional community, responsible and thoughtful practices, evidence-based decision making, and accessibility and advocacy.

As a first generation college student, MJ has been a strong advocate for access to higher education. She has a particular interest in diversity in education and has been a leader in developing college access programs for high school students. She has also served on diversity committees at Emerson College, The Law School Admission Council, Milton Academy, Northeastern University, and Bentley College.

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