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Michele Sandlin

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Michele Sandlin is a Managing Consultant for the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO). She previously served as the Director of Admissions and the Campus Visitors Center at Oregon State University for 15 years, during which university enrollment grew by over 67%, while achieving additional goals for diversity and academic preparedness of incoming students. She previously served at Pacific University, Portland State University, University of Oregon, and Western State College in Colorado, holding leadership roles in admissions, orientation, records and registration, articulation and financial aid.

During her 30 year career in enrollment services, Ms. Sandlin has developed industry-leading expertise in admissions operations, staff management, campus partnerships, transfer articulation agreements/practice/policy, accreditation compliance, graduate and international admissions, holistic admissions, and team building. She has served in state, regional and national leadership positions with AACRAO and with the International Baccalaureate Program, having served as the IB Chair for the Americas College and University Recognition Board.

Ms. Sandlin completed her Master of Science degree in 1996 in Higher Education Policy Foundations and Administration at Portland State University. She is a native of the Colorado Rockies, and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Sciences from Colorado State University in 1979.