AACRAO Speaker
Annual Conference

NACRAO Annual Conference

November 11-13, 2020 • Kearney, Nebraska
Tammy Aagard 

Tammy Aagard is the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management at the University of Florida. She has nearly 30 years of experience in higher education. Her current role includes oversight of the offices of Admissions, Student Financial Affairs, and UF Online Enrollment Services. Her previous experience includes enrollment management areas of admissions, academic advising, graduate school, financial aid, and registrar at the University of Wyoming. She also has experience in athletics at Washington State University.

During her tenure at the University of Florida, Dr. Aagard has served as the functional lead for a multi-million dollar implementation of a student information system (Oracle Campus Solutions) in addition to the implementation of numerous supporting technologies (CRM, UX technologies, Data Warehousing/Reporting and many more). She also coordinated the implementation of technology to support the academic and administrative functions of the University of Wyoming, including being the functional lead for the implementation of an enterprise-wide student information system (Banner).

Current enrollment management initiatives include implementing multiple admission application platforms, initiatives to improve access through recruitment and financial aid, and working with a team to support the multiple pathways to admission to the University of Florida.

Dr. Aagard has worked extensively with academic and administrative leaders across campus. Her passions include strategic planning and aligning division goals with the mission and goals of the institution. These strategic planning efforts include a strong foundation in assessment and data analysis. She has a history of serving on many academic committees including general education visioning and implementation teams for two separate iterations of general education, graduate education task force, university course and curriculum committees, student success and transitions team, and enrollment management council.

Dr. Aagard has extensive experience in staff development and has presented on leadership topics at the institution, state, regional, national  and international levels.

Dr. Aagard earned a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, a master's degree in Adult Education, and a bachelor's degree in Zoology all from the University of Wyoming. The focus of her research was on state-funded scholarship programs and academic preparedness. She completed a certificate in Enrollment Management from the University of Southern California. She has a passion for professional development, leadership and working to your strengths.

She has been involved professionally at the regional and national level of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, where she currently serves as the Vice President for Admissions and Enrollment Management on the AACRAO Board of Directors.  She has also served as a president of Rocky Mountain ACRAO.