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I'm often asked to define Student Affairs and Enrollment Management...

Melissa Vito

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management creates a culture of student success. We impact students every step of the way, whether that's recruiting new Wildcats to form a great incoming class or creating effective, measurable retention programming to ensure they have every resource needed to graduate. Using explicit partnerships with our academic colleagues, we create a culture of collaboration to set up every student for academic success and achievement.

Perhaps most importantly, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management embraces an entrepreneurial spirit, which keeps us proactive and goal driven. We strive always to look forward, sensing changes before they become critical. We discover creative monetary streams for the University that are self-generated and sustainable, not dependent on yesterday's methods.

As a Tucson native and mother of two current UA students, I take the responsibility of nurturing all of our students seriously. I take great pride in the excellent facilities, staff and student programs that make up this exceptional division, which is committed to extraordinary student experiences for our UA Wildcats.

I invite you to learn more about Student Affairs and Enrollment Management and our organization of success. It's thanks to our students, employees and their dedication to innovation that we will continue to directly impact student life.

Bear Down,

Melissa Vito
Senior Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management,
Senior Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives & Student Success