Kevin W. Crockett

Senior Executive

Kevin CrockettKevin Crockett consults directly with campuses on strategy development for enrollment, net revenue, academic program planning, retention, and student financial aid. He also helps to develop and execute the RNL enrollment management business strategy.

An experienced enrollment manager, Mr. Crockett has served 400 institutions and systems such as Lynchburg College (VA), North Park University (IL), Messiah College (PA), Aquinas College (MI), Niagara University (NY), the University of North Carolina System, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, the University of Maine System, and the Louisiana Board of Regents. His consultations include:

  • Baylor University (TX)—raised average SAT scores by 36 points and increased net revenue while maintaining its discount rate.
  • Chapman University (CA)—increased freshman enrollment from 392 to 825 over an eight-year period, including significant gains in out-of-state enrollment.
  • Carroll College (MT)—implemented a campuswide retention program that promotes student success by having faculty take a more active role in increasing retention.
  • Transylvania University (KY)—achieved record enrollments and shaping goals while also decreasing the tuition discount rate by 10 percentage points.

Previous campus experience

Prior to becoming a consultant, Mr. Crockett served as dean of admissions and enrollment management at Cornell College (IA), where he enrolled the three largest consecutive entering classes in school history—culminating in record opening enrollment.

Awards and education

A frequent speaker on enrollment management topics at higher education conferences, Mr. Crockett received the CASE "Heavy Hitter" designation for outstanding workshop presenters. He holds an MA in higher education administration from the University of Iowa with concentrations in policy analysis and leadership studies.

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