Victoria J. Dutcher heads the Northeastern Noel-Levitz office in Braintree, Massachusetts. She offers a broad perspective on enrollment management, working with campuses to meet objectives in student recruitment and retention. Ms Dutcher specializes in recruitment communications, e-recruitment, targeted recruitment of students of color and female students, graduate and professional recruitment, database management, and increasing operational efficiency.
Ms. Dutcher has consulted with more than 50 campuses, including American University (DC), City University of New York, Grambling State University (LA), Illinois Institute of Technology, Nassau Community College (NY), Salve Regina University (RI), Simmons College (MA), Seton Hall University (NY), and the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Recently she has: Helped Wilkes University (PA) increase its freshman application pool and freshman enrollment by 65 and 28 percent respectively over a five-year period Developed strategies for Mary Baldwin College (VA) to increase enrollment and the academic profile, with SAT scores at the college jumping by 38 points in one year Worked with Paul Smith’s College (NY) to increase enrollment in baccalaureate programs to 70 percent of total enrollment within three years, reaching 63 percent in the first year Previous campus experience
Ms. Dutcher has held administrative positions at a professional/graduate school, a traditional four-year residential college, and in proprietary school settings. As dean of admission and financial aid at Bryant College (RI), she led a 30-member staff toward record application, diversity, and quality levels. At Western New England College School of Law (MA), Ms. Dutcher expanded the student recruitment base from a regional to a national one. During her tenure, students of color increased from 6 percent to 17 percent of the total student body.
Ms. Dutcher received an M.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.