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.
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. SueAnn I. Bottoms is committed to creating accessible, inclusive, and equitable STEM opportunities for children and families. She is passionate about providing outreach that is culturally responsive and able to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse population. She has been involved extensively in STEM partnerships and particularly interested in how partnerships can reshape and reframe how STEM is defined, who has access to STEM and who participates in STEM.
Her most recent work, FIESTAS, funded by a 21st Century Community Learning Center grant is a partnership between community business owners, Boy and Girls Club of Corvallis (BGCC), Linn and Benton County 4-H, two local elementary schools (Title 1 Spanish-English Dual Immersion) in Corvallis 509J School District, and the Oregon State University’s College of Education Preservice Teacher (PST) program. This partnership facilitates weekly STEM after school clubs utilizing community-based teaching practices at local elementary schools. FIESTAS’ engaged scholarship model employs iterative research design and transformative practices that focus on engagement of all partners through ongoing communication, continual redesign, and authentic collaborative practices.
SueAnn came to OSU in 2000 to work for the SMILE program, when she completed her Ph.D. in Science Education in 2007, she moved into the College of Education, first as the Department Chair and then as an assistant professor of science education preparing educators in formal and informal settings. Becoming Director of Precollege Programs is coming full circle. She will continue to focus on partnership opportunities that support a more inclusive vision of STEM.
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 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 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 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.
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