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Jim Scannell

Jim Scannell is one of the original founders of the former Scannell & Kurz consulting group, now part of Ruffalo Noel Levitz. His special area of expertise falls in recruitment—from mentoring admissions leaders to building new demand through data analysis to the development of strategic communications. Jim’s administrative career spanned over 25 years of leadership in admissions, financial aid, and enrollment management at Boston College, Cornell University, and the University of Rochester.

In addition, Jim has authored numerous publications on enrollment management including On Choosing a College that is Right for You (Peterson’s Guides), The Effect of Financial Aid Policies on Admission and Enrollment (The College Board), Working Together: A Cooperation between Admissions and Financial Aid Offices (The College Board), and Shaping the College Experience Outside the Classroom (University of Rochester Press). Jim is a regular contributor to University Business and speaks at national conferences and seminars such as the College Board, the National Association for College Admission Counseling, and others.

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