Dr. Philomena Mantella
Dr. Philomena Mantella serves as Senior Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Life at Northeastern. In this role she leads the University’s enrollment efforts, the services and experiences that promote student success, as well as the new Graduate Campus development.
Her background includes broad experience in virtually every area of enrollment management and student services. With 30 years in higher education administration, she has served as the senior enrollment manager and senior student affairs officer at a number of public and private universities throughout New York, New Jersey, Michigan, and Massachusetts. Her responsibilities have included developing and administering the university marketing, recruitment and retention strategies, as well as directing university-wide services in admissions, financial aid, registrar, student affairs and academic and cultural enrichment services.
Dr. Mantella presents on a national level around the topics of enrollment management, marketing, retention and organizational design. She has most recently presented at the College Board Conferences, the Registrars and Admission Officers Association (ACROA), the National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS), Strategic Enrollment Marketing and Management (SEMM), the Overseas Association for College Admission Counseling (OACAC) and various state and regional financial aid associations. She has published in several enrollment management journals and is frequently quoted in the national and international media.
She is a graduate of Syracuse University, where she earned her B.S. and M.S.W. and of Michigan State, where she earned her Ph.D. in educational administration.