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Program Coordinators

Jennifer Cornell

Program Coordinator, Academic Affairs

Jennifer was most recently the mental health intern for the grant. She comes to us with over ten years’ experience in management and program coordination. Jennifer holds a Master’s of Education from Lindsey Wilson College.

Jennifer supports the implementation of WC’s Title III grant activities. She reports to the Project Director. She has primary responsibilities for the day to day coordination of all grant activities and post-award administrative responsibilities. Jennifer will coordinate with faculty, staff, and administrators across the college to ensure that the activities carried out under the grant award are meeting the proposed objectives and are in compliance with the funder’s cost principles.

Contact info:

937.481.2238(O)
jennifer_cornell@wilmington.edu
College Hall Room 206

Cole Dawson

Program Director, Academic Affairs

Cole has joined as the new Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs. He has a Ph.D. in history from Miami University. He also has an M.A. in History from Miami University, as well as a B.A. in Social Studies from Anderson University.

Cole is charged with monitoring student retention and overseeing student advising and student support services, as well as charged with overseeing Federal Compliance, Federal and State Reporting, and institutional assessment and planning.

Contact info:

College Hall Room 202A
937.481.2242 (O)
cole_dawson@wilmington.edu

Advisory Committee

The advisory committee will meet quarterly to analyze the progress of Title III activities and conformance to timelines and budget. It will keep abreast of all successes, any setbacks, assistance required and will make revisions to the timeline and implementation strategy if it is determined that such changes will aid in reaching the ultimate retention and graduation goal by year five. Each member of the Advisory Committee will also sit on a Title III Team Subcommittee.

Membership:

Jennifer Cornell, M.Ed. – Title III Program Coordinator

Erika Goodwin, Ph.D. – Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty

Dennis Kelly – VP/Chief Enrollment Officer

Whitney Kessinger – Title III Institutional Effectiveness Research Analyst

Terry Rupert, Ed.D. – Vice President for Athletic Administration and Director of Athletics

Sigrid Solomon – Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Title III Team Subcommittees

Assessment Team

The advisory committee will meet quarterly to analyze the progress of Title III activities and conformance to timelines and budget. It will keep abreast of all successes, any setbacks, assistance required and will make revisions to the timeline and implementation strategy if it is determined that such changes will aid in reaching the ultimate retention and graduation goal by year five. Each member of the Advisory Committee will also sit on a Title III Team Subcommittee.

Membership:

Jennifer Cornell, M.Ed. – Title III Program Coordinator

Erika Goodwin, Ph.D. – Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty

Dennis Kelly – VP/Chief Enrollment Officer

Whitney Kessinger – Title III Institutional Effectiveness Research Analyst

Terry Rupert, Ed.D. – Vice President for Athletic Administration and Director of Athletics

Sigrid Solomon – Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Information Technology Team

This committee will help move the Title III project forward while continuing to research best practices and models, and developing action plans based on the data analysis which will become an integral tool within this entire project. This team will continuously monitor and report to the full Advisory Committee on progress made to assure that specific IT project milestones are on schedule.

Membership:

Jennifer Cornell – Title III Program Coordinator

Cole Dawson – Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs/Title III Project

Whitney Kessinger – Title III Institutional Effectiveness Research Analyst

Donna Painter – Director of Enterprise Systems

Retention Team

This committee will help move the Title III project forward while continuing to research best practices and models, and developing action plans based on the data analysis which will become an integral tool within this entire project. This team will continuously monitor and report to the full Advisory Committee on progress made to assure that specific Retention project milestones are on schedule.

Membership:

Michael Allbright – Assistant Dean of Students for Housing and Residence Life

Jennifer Cornell – Title III Program Coordinator

Cole Dawson – Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs/Title III Project

Brook Edwards – Student Resource Center Manager

Tammy Fraser – Title III Student Success Coach

Jena Frommeyer – Title III Student Success Coach

Judy Harvey – Assistant Professor of English

Elizabeth Haynes, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Coordinator of the Math Center

Dennis Kelly – VP/Chief Enrollment Officer

Whitney Kessinger – Title III Institutional Effectiveness Research Analyst

Cheryl Louallen – Director of Financial Aid

Nancy McCormick – Campus Minister

Kazi McDowell – Director of Counseling Services

Micah Mills – Multicultural Recruiter and Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

Chip Murdock – Director of Multicultural Affairs

Terry Rupert, Ed.D. – Vice President for Athletic Administration and Director of Athletics

Title III Mental Health Intern

Sigrid Solomon – Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Nina Talley – Director of Career Services