The Office of Online Education (OOE) is pleased to announce that Whitnie Shay has joined the office as the director of enrollment management and student services. Whitnie provides strategic enrollment management leadership for online education and serves as OOE deputy director. She represents OOE on academic and student services councils and advisory groups, leads elements of OOE strategic planning, and facilitates the development and advancement of credit and noncredit online opportunities. She also works to foster enrollment growth, improve retention, and increase graduation rates for students involved in online education at IU.
Whitnie's appointment builds upon her experience as senior associate director in charge of graduate and adult learning enrollment at the University of Indianapolis, where she led a team that supported graduate, nontraditional undergraduate, and online enrollment. She also focused on process development, harmonization, and collaboration across the university. Her collaborative expertise serves OOE's collaborative efforts with campus partners, academic officers, enrollment officers, student services professionals, faculty, and other stakeholders.
Whitnie holds a BS in psychology and an MS in management from the University of Indianapolis.