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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Mary Parker is the vice president for enrollment management at Kent State University. 

University discusses projections, future plans after releasing spring enrollment numbers

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter February 11, 2021

Spring 2021 enrollment numbers were originally projected to be 10 percent down from Spring 2020 for the main campus, but enrollment only dropped by 3.3 percent. Vice President of Enrollment Mary Parker...

Student enrollment drops 3.1% for fall semester

Student retention and graduation rates are all on the rise going into the fall 2020 semester. “Back in April, we were thinking [enrollment] was going to be 20% down, and that’s what we were planning...

With enrollment in flux, Kent State is forced to change recruitment tactics

Wyatt Loy Reporter March 4, 2020

Since Spring 2019, admission of Ohio freshman decreased by 2.1 percent, causing Kent State to change the way they get the attention of prospective students.President Todd Diacon presented key enrollment...

Kent State soars with new freshman class, largest Honors College in history

Katie Null September 13, 2019

Vice President of Enrollment Management Mary Parker began her presentation at Wednesday’s Board of Trustees meeting by changing the narrative on declining enrollment rates across Kent State University. “The...

Mary Parker

Q&A with Mary Parker, the new VP of enrollment management

Lauren Sasala January 27, 2019

Editor’s note: Some changes have been made to the transcript for clarity.The following is a Q&A with Mary Parker, the first vice president of enrollment management for Kent State, who started this...

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