Assistant Dean Linda Horisk on Leadership in Graduate Enrollment Management

Linda Horisk, Assistant Dean of Admissions and Enrollment, acted as a session facilitator of a meeting on leadership in graduate enrollment management at the 2013 NAGAP conference.  The Fall 2013 edition of Perspectives Magazine (NAGAP’s quarterly publication) includes an article, titled Leadership in Graduate Enrollment Management, which discusses Linda’s role as session leader and the creative strategies she and her co-facilitator, Larry Schwartz, used to engage GEM professionals in thoughtful discussion about the positive and negative qualities, as well as best practices, of effective leaders. Login to the NAGAP site to view the article.

Ms. Horisk’s career in education started as a secondary English and social studies teacher before she became a high school assistant principal and principal. In 2006, she made a career change to higher education at Fordham University.  Initially, she was a career adviser for graduate school of education students and alumni, and since 2007, she has served as Assistant Dean of Admissions and Enrollment Management for the Graduate School of Education.

In addition, she is involved in professional organizations, in leadership positions and as a presenter at national conferences.  Currently, she serves as President Elect of JGAP (Jesuit Graduate Admissions Professionals), Program Chair on NAGAP’s (National Graduate Admissions Professionals) 2014 Annual Conference Planning Committee, is a member of the NAGAP Education Committee and the NYGAP Metro Area Committee.



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