William Nunn has expertise in theories and practices of enrollment management, retention, research and data analysis, utility of technology, strategic planning, team-building, budgets, financial leveraging, scholarships, scheduling, registration, with specialty in recruitment, direct marketing and freshman and transfer and admissions, processes, and procedures.
He has over thirty years of progressive enrollment management experience in higher education at a selective, private institution; Division I, state-related institution; a state-owned university; and a community college. His career experience includes admissions and enrollment positions at The University of Pittsburgh, The University of Akron, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Duquesne University and the Community College of Allegheny County.
Over the years, William has personally orchestrated enrolling tens of thousands of students; developed hundreds of market plans; coordinated multiple collaborative, recruitment efforts with alumni and faculty; developed numerous enrollment policies, practices and procedures; developed one of the first transfer articulation programs, scholarship and electronic transfer processes in the nation; developed a model for the recruitment of disadvantaged students; conducted a host of institutes, seminars and workshops; received recognition for the development of promotional materials and marketing efforts; and appeared on a number of television panels as an ‘enrollment expert’.
On the state level, he has served as president of the state Association of College Admissions Counselors and assemblies for enrollment practices on the national level. He has served on faculty at the Summer Institute at Bucknell University and taught high school and university college personnel and administrators on issues related to the college enrollments, recruitment and the selection processes. He has lobbied in Washington, D.C. for federal aid to higher education, served on Bill Gate’s first, Millennium Scholarship Committee (served three years). William currently serves as President of the Board of Directors for the Allegheny Academy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has been a mentor to many professionals currently employed in areas of higher education.