Dr. Jacquelyn D. Elliott (“Jacqui”) is known for her diverse background in higher education to include academic affairs, institutional advancement, international education, and all aspects of strategic enrollment management. Well-versed in management techniques, she has over twenty-five years of leadership experience in higher education. She was formerly dean of admissions and financial aid at Mary Baldwin College (University), associate vice president of institutional advancement at Bridgewater College, and vice president for enrollment management at Tusculum College (University). She most recently served in an academic appointment with the University of Missouri—St. Louis, where she was clinical assistant professor in the college of education and international liaison specialist in the international studies and programs.
She currently holds dual roles as the president of enrollmentFUEL, a national Student Search and enrollment consulting firm in North Carolina, and chief enrollment specialist with Marion Military Institute. She is also a clinical assistant professor at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) in Saudi Arabia under the deanship of academic development. Dr. Elliott has been working under the auspices of the Academic Leadership Center (ALC) of the Ministry of Education for the past nine years. She has conducted over 75 workshop sessions throughout the country covering such topics as women’s leadership, curriculum development, student affairs and faculty mentoring. She currently serves as the chair for the KSA National Higher Education Women’s Leadership Forum.
She received her doctorate in higher education administration from The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. Her dissertation, The American Council on Education’s Office of Women in Higher Education: A Case Study of Evolution and Decline 1973-2011, was the winner of the national Myra Sadker Dissertation Award.