Published: August 12, 2009
The University of Tampa was named a winner of a 2009 Marketing and
Recruitment Excellence Award by Noel-Levitz, a higher education
The awards recognize exemplary programs,
services and strategies that have made an impact on campus student
enrollment. UT’s current enrollment is more than twice the enrollment
ten years ago, and this fall’s entering class will be its largest ever.
along with Xavier University and Concordia University, was recognized
at the annual National Conference on Student Recruitment, Marketing and
Retention, July 21-23 in San Antonio, TX. UT received the award in front
of an audience of 1,200 enrollment professionals representing
institutions from all over the country.
nominated for the awards by Noel-Levitz consultants and were selected
based on several factors including institutional outcomes and execution
of strategies that promote student awareness, inquiry, application,
admission, deposit and enrollment.
“Recruiting the best students
that will gain the most from an exceptional institution is daunting in
today’s marketing arena,” said Dennis Nostrand, UT’s vice president for
enrollment. “The Enrollment Management Office and the entire university
overcame many new challenges but in the end the message that UT offers
an excellent education and experience was heard loud and clear by a
record number of applicants resulting in over ten straight years of
record enrollment growth.”