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Dr. Mark Allen Poisel

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Dr. Mark Allen Poisel is currently the Vice President for Enrollment and Student Affairs at Georgia Regents University and has been working on college campuses for the past 25 years. From 2011-2013, Poisel served as Associate Provost for Student Success at Pace University. As the former Associate Vice President for Student Development and Enrollment Services at the University Central Florida, he led the efforts to enhance retention, create transfer, veterans, and second year centers, coordinate advising needs for first time in college students, and develop publications.

He has also presented numerous keynote speech, workshops, and concurrent sessions on the issues of transfer and transition services, advising, retention, and student affairs assessment. He serves on the advisory board the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students. He is co-author of publications and co-editor for a monograph on transfer student issues published by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a master’s degree in College Student Personnel Work from Indiana State University and his specialist and doctorate in Higher Education from The Florida State University. Dr. Poisel is the recipient of the Dr. Terry Hickey Academic Advising Advocate Award from the University of Central Florida and the Outstanding Alumni award from the College of Education at Indiana State University.