Enrollment Insights Podcast #13 – Brian Albertsen and Effective Goal Setting

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In the Enrollment Insights Podcast you’ll hear about novel solutions to problems, ways to make processes better for students, and the questions that spark internal reflection and end up changing entire processes.

Brian Albertsen

In this episode, you will hear from Brian Albertsen. We talk about setting goals, assessing progress, and most importantly diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) goals. You’ll learn what these goals are and how you can use them to start taking steps towards equity.

Brian serves as the Assistant Director of Regional Recruitment for the Office of Admissions at Illinois State University. He manages a regionally based team responsible for recruiting and enrolling students from Chicagoland. Brian’s role at Illinois State also includes being a Technolutions Slate Captain. Prior to returning to his alma mater, Brian served as an Admissions Counselor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Graduate Assistant for the College Student Personnel Program at Western Illinois University.

Brian’s professional involvement includes serving as a Co-Chair of the Illinois College Fair Committee for the Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling, which establishes the statewide schedule of nearly 100 college fairs. In addition, he serves as a Co-Leader of the ACAC Fair Coordinators Special Interest Group for the National Association of College Admission Counseling. Brian holds a B.S. from Illinois State University, as well as a M.S. in College Student Personnel from Western Illinois University. He resides in Chicago, Illinois.

Niche Enrollment Insights Podcast · #13 – Brian Albertsen and Effective Goal Setting

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Leadership and the New Science: Discovering Order in a Chaotic World
Professional Competency Areas for Student Affairs Educators – Social Justice and Inclusion, p. 30  | ACPA – College Student Educators International and NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (2015)

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Will Patch

Prior to coming to Niche in 2019 Will served 9 years at Manchester University in roles as an Admissions Counselor, Associate Director for Admissions Operations, Social Media Coordinator, and ultimately as Digital Strategist. Will surfaces tactical insights from user behavior and surveys to help higher ed build recruitment strategies. In addition to the Enrollment Insights blog, webinars, and podcast; Will is a frequent conference speaker and podcast guest. He has presented at NACAC, AACRAO-SEM, AMA Higher Ed, CASE V, EduWeb, and EMA. Will's work has been featured in Forbes, Inside Higher Ed, CNBC, CNN, the LA Times, and The New York Times among other outlets.

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