Executive Vice President, Edgewood College
In his current role as Executive Vice President at Edgewood College, Scott Flanagan oversees undergraduate admission, financial aid and Edgewood Central, marketing and communications, athletics, and institutional research. In addition, Flanagan coordinates institutional planning, leads the campus-wide effort to cultivate a campus climate of inclusion, serves as staff representative to the Board Committee on Trustees, and assists the President in communication and coordination as needed.
During his thirteen years at Edgewood College, full time enrollment has grown more than 50% while ethnic diversity and the size of the operating budget have more than doubled. Flanagan's work was recognized in 2004, when the College was honored as the only private college in the nation selected to receive the Noel-Levitz Marketing and Recruitment Excellence Award. Flanagan previously served as director of admissions and assistant vice president for enrollment services at the University of Saint Francis (IN), where his efforts led to a 171 percent increase in freshman enrollment and a 60 percent jump in overall undergraduate enrollment over a four year period.
Flanagan is regular presenter at national conferences, typically addressing trends in higher education or enrollment management, leadership, or Catholic higher education. He has also served as an enrollment management consultant. In addition, Flanagan serves as Treasurer of the Oregon (WI) Board of Education and was a key contributor to the Accountability for Student Achievement policy paper which received a 2005 Magna award from the National Association of School Boards.
Dr. Flanagan holds an M.B.A. from the University of Saint Francis (IN), and an Ed.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.