Delaware State University announced three new leadership appointments in strategic enrollment management who will hold the offices of admissions, financial aid, student accounts and academic records.
The new leaders — who will report to Antonio M. Boyle, vice president of enrollment management — began their tenures with DSU the week of May 22.
Al Dorsett is the new executive director of financial aid. Dorsett brings 16 years of higher education experience to the position. Most recently the director of the Office of Student Financial Aid at University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Dorsett has held similar positions at Kean University and the Rutgers University Medical School. UMES is a Historically Black, 1890s Land Grant Institution like Delaware State University, while Kean is a public university of 16,000 students offering 45 undergraduate and 26 graduate programs.
Toshia Williams is the new executive director of student accounts. Williams was previously director of financial aid at Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia and has 15 years of experience in financial aid. Since 2003 she has worked in the field at Temple University, Johnson College and Bergen Community College.
Kareem McLemore is the university’s new executive director of admissions. McLemore spent the past nine years working in a variety of enrollment and admissions-related positions at Wiley College in Marshall, Texas, most recently as director of financial aid.
Terrell Holmes continues as university registrar. Holmes became registrar at Delaware State University in July 2010. With the creation of a strong leadership team in each of the student touch points in the enrollment management process, Holmes will focus exclusively on managing the registrar’s office.