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Taggart Archibald

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Taggart Archibald has worked with transfer students at five colleges and universities across the United States over the past 12 years. He’s been a recruiter, advisor, articulation coordinator, and a Director of Recruitment. He is currently the Director of Admissions – Engagement at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, WA and has worked with transfer students at some of the largest community colleges in the West, including College of Southern Nevada and Salt Lake CC.

Created transfer articulation agreements and worked with department chairs to decrease articulation turnaround time for students

Advised 12 transfer Ambassadors (peer mentors) to help advise in the pre-admission process

Built long-lasting relationships with 2-year and 4-year institutions to increase transfer recruitment opportunities

Developed and maintained successful transfer merit scholarships programs for incoming transfer students

Created and managed communication/marketing plans targeting FYR and Transfer students at regional and main campuses

Successfully transferred from a 2-year college to a 4-year university himself with few mental breakdowns.

Archibald has a BS in History Education from Utah State University and a Masters of Professional Communication from Westminster College. He is currently very active in campus committees dealing with how CWU engages with prospective students and looks forward to any chance to interact and help future Wildcats.