Jon Boeckenstedt
Vice Provost for Enrollment Management

Jon Boeckenstedt

Jon Boeckenstedt joined Oregon State University in July of 2019. Jon has over 35 years of experience in Higher Education, including supervisory responsibility for Admissions, Financial Aid, Graduate Recruitment, Registrar, New Student Orientation, Career Services, Higher Education Opportunity Programs, Community Outreach and Academic Support. He is data-driven, with interests in data visualization, business intelligence, and strategy in higher education. Jon is a frequent contributor to the national discourse on the state of college admissions and financial aid. Most recently, he served as Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing at DePaul University in Chicago.

At Oregon State University Jon is responsible for setting and fulfilling OSU’s enrollment goals. He oversees the offices of admissions, financial aid, the registrar, and scholarships as well as degree partnership programs and precollege programs.

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Rebecca Mathern
Associate Provost and University Registrar

Rebecca Mathern has been involved in higher education for more than twenty years. She first learned to collaborate with academic leaders as a student government officer in college and then moved on to serve as Dean of Students at a very small non-profit technical school and Registrar of Portland Community College prior to arriving at Oregon State University. Rebecca earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Minnesota and continued there to earn an interdisciplinary Master’s Degree focused on organization development and human resources. Currently, Rebecca is a candidate for her Ph.D. in Public Administration and Policy from Portland State University. Rebecca has enjoyed presenting on a variety of topics for AACRAO, PACRAO and Oregon ACRAO, as well as Ellucian and AACRAO Tech. She has also served on program, local arrangement and Nominations and Elections Committee for AACRAO. Rebecca contributes to state committee work by serving on the Credit for Prior Learning HECC Taskforce. Rebecca and her family make their home in Corvallis, Oregon where she enjoys staying active in order to keep up with her two young, energetic daughters who are relentless in their pursuit of fun.

Dr. Susan Rowe
Director of Precollege Programs

Dr. Susan Rowe joins Precollege Programs and the SMILE team with a diverse array of professional experiences in science education research and practice in informal learning settings (e.g. museums, zoos, aquariums, and other out-of-school learning settings such as our very own STEM afterschool clubs). She holds a doctoral degree in Environmental Sciences with a focus on environmental education from OSU; a master’s degree in Animal Ecology with a focus on environmental literacy from Iowa State University; and a double degree in Biology and Education from Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, her home university in Brazil.

Susan has worked as a K-12 science teacher in Brazil and at various education venues the US, developing curriculum and delivering science education programs. As a science education scholar, her research focuses on conservation education from a critical environmental literacy standpoint and via community engaged models. Prior to joining our team, she filled the role of OSU Carnegie Community Engagement Reclassification Project Manager helping collect, analyze and document important aspects of OSU’s institutional mission, identity and commitments to outreach and engagement, engaged scholarship, teaching and service. As a first-generation student and a Latina woman in science, Susan is also committed to help build equitable pathways for success for underserved students in STEM and STEM education. She is focused on bridging her research, education and community engagement skills to support the mission of Precollege Programs and SMILE.

Noah Buckley
Director of the Office of Admissions

Noah Buckley

Noah Buckley has worked in college admissions since 1998 and joined Oregon State University as Director of Admissions in 2011. Prior to Oregon State, he served in the same role at his alma mater, the University of Wyoming. There, he earned his B.S. in Marketing in 1995 and his MBA in 2006. He was the first in his family to attend college.

Noah has served on the boards of regional professional associations and recently served as the chair of the Oregon public universities admissions leadership organization (ICAR). He has presented on admissions and enrollment topics at NACAC, PNACAC, RMACAC and PACRAO conferences. He also serves on Oregon’s statewide AP/IB Workgroup as well as numerous access and enrollment workgroups and committees at OSU.

Colleen J. Conniff, M.A.
Director of Scholarships

Colleen Conniff has been involved in higher education for over twenty years.  She joined Oregon State University as the Director of Scholarships after serving as the Assistant Director for Scholarships at San Diego State University for eleven years.  Colleen is committed to assisting students with obtaining scholarships to help offset their educational costs and increasing scholarship opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds.   

Colleen earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from UCLA and her Master of Arts degree in Medical Anthropology from the University of Washington.  Though she is a San Diego native, Colleen eagerly returned to the Pacific Northwest so she can enjoy all four seasons as a member of the wonderful Corvallis community.  In her free time, Colleen enjoys traveling, distance running, and adventures in the outdoors.

Keith Raab
Director of Financial Aid

Keith Raab has been involved in higher education for more than ten years.  He came to OSU after 10 years at Treasure Valley Community College where he served as Dean of Outreach, Director of Financial Aid and Director of Admissions.  Keith earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Brigham Young University and his MBA from Northwest Nazarene University.  He is focused on increasing educational opportunities for all students and creating a community of scholars who are focused on service and leadership. 

Joy Jorgensen
Executive Assistant Enrollment Management

Joy Jorgensen provides executive assistance to Jon Boeckenstedt, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management. Joy has 25 years’ experience at Oregon State University. She serves as a Search Advocate, on a number of Enrollment Management committees and as the building manager for Kerr Administration Building. Joy is also a proud OSU alumni.


Office and Mailing Address
B211 Kerr Administration Corvallis, Oregon 97331-8572

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Phone: 541.737.6166