Higher Education Veteran to Lead Strategic Initiatives Related to Admissions, Enrollment Management, Financial Aid, and Student Success and Retention for NYU SPS
February 1, 2022
Larry L. Fillian, Jr., Joins the NYU School of Professional Studies as Associate Dean, Enrollment Management and Student Success
New York, NY — Larry L. Fillian, Jr., a higher education administrative leader with more than 20 years of experience, was recently named associate dean, Enrollment Management and Student Success at the NYU School of Professional Studies.
In this new role, which he begins on February 1, Fillian will be responsible for all enrollment management and admissions functions for NYU SPS programs, including graduate and undergraduate degrees, and continuing education programs.
In addition, he will oversee the NYU SPS Office of Student Affairs and the NYU Wasserman Center at NYU SPS to ensure the needs of the School’s students are being met. He also will serve as a member of the NYU SPS Administrative Leadership Team in support of Dean Angie Kamath and the School.
“Larry brings a wealth of higher education administrative leadership experience to NYU SPS, with proven expertise gained in similar roles at top-tier institutions,” said Dean Kamath. “In his previous role at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, he helped to increase enrollments during his tenure significantly, grew student retention and completion rates, and improved the overall diversity of the student population. We look forward to working with him to transform the way we handle admissions, enrollment, and retention to achieve our goals.”
Prior to joining NYU SPS, Fillian served as associate dean for Student and Academic Services at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, where he led recruitment, admissions, registrar services, clinical placements, financial aid, academic advising, and student success. During his career, he also held administrative leadership positions at The New School, the University of Kansas, George Washington University, Georgetown University, and Trinity University.
About the NYU School of Professional Studies
Celebrating 87 Years of Excellence in Applied Professional Education
For 87 years, the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYU SPS) has been a deeply respected institution of higher education that is grounded in applied learning. From its early years, training returning World War II veterans to fulfill the nation’s urgent need for skilled technical workers, it has evolved into a professional education powerhouse that offers 22 graduate degrees, 14 bachelor’s degrees for traditional and post-traditional students, four associate’s degrees, and a plethora of continuing education courses and credentials.
NYU SPS is a thought leader, and serves as an incubator for new ideas in industries that are constantly changing, including real estate, real estate development, and construction management; hospitality, tourism, travel, and event management; global affairs and global security, conflict, and cybercrime; global sport and sports business; publishing; marketing; public relations; project management; executive coaching and organizational consulting, human resource management and development, and human capital analytics and technology; management and systems; translation; and professional writing. It is focused on building skills that open doors to opportunities in emerging fields and global markets. NYU SPS faculty members are leading experts in their areas of discipline, with a hands-on approach that encourages students to push beyond their limits and to break new ground.
Home to some of the largest and most prestigious industry conferences in the world, including the Schack Institute of Real Estate’s Capital Markets Conference, REIT Symposium, and National Symposium of Women in Real Estate; and the Jonathan M. Tisch Center’s International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, the School’s invaluable connections to industry leaders is a truly distinguishing factor in the education that it provides. Through career development services and resources provided by the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development at NYU SPS, guest lecturers, site visits, participation in numerous conferences and events, and Global Field Intensives, students benefit from an NYU education that will set them apart. In addition, they have the opportunity to learn from and network with more than 39,000 NYU SPS alumni who live, work, and contribute to innovation in industry around the world. To learn more about NYU SPS visit: sps.nyu.edu.
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