Syracuse University

Chancellor's Cabinet and Administrative Staff

Donald A. Saleh

Donald A. SalehVice President for Enrollment Management

As vice president for enrollment management, Donald Saleh directs more than 150 full-time professional and support staff in the Division of Enrollment Management; is responsible for annual budget assets in excess of $230 million; and oversees University administrative units responsible for undergraduate admissions, graduate enrollment management, undergraduate and graduate financial aid and enrollment management research, as well as the Registrar's Office, and Army and Air Force ROTC.

Saleh has extensive experience-some 30 years-in enrollment management.Before his promotion to vice president, Saleh served as associate vice president for enrollment management and was responsible for strategic planning, establishing enrollment goals, developing recruitment plans and determining financial aid practices for graduate programs. He oversaw the undergraduate and graduate admissions process, including the application, decision and communications processes, as well as the growing research agenda of Enrollment Management.

Saleh came to SU in 2001 from Cornell University, where he had been dean of admissions and financial aid since 1994. He previously held several positions of increasing responsibility in Cornell's financial aid structure beginning in 1982, as well as financial aid positions at Bowling Green State University.

Saleh has been active nationally as chair of the College Scholarship Service Council, a member of the board of trustees of The College Board, a leader within The Consortium on Financing Higher Education and a member of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and the New York State Financial Aid Administrators Association, among other organizations. In 2006, Saleh was recognized by The College Board as one of the 50 most influential people in the 50-year history of student financial aid.