Ammar Dalal, Ed.D., serves as the Assistant Vice Provost for Graduate Enrollment. In this role, he supports enrollment initiatives for LMU's 50+ graduate programs for six graduate schools and colleges. Dr. Dalal brings over 16 years of enrollment management experience leading marketing, recruitment, admissions, and financial aid operations at Santa Clara University, Savannah College of Art and Design, and Harrison College.
Dr. Dalal comes to LMU from Santa Clara University, where he was Assistant Dean of Enrollment Management and Marketing for the Graduate School of Education and Counseling Psychology from 2016 to 2019. He was part of the original team that helped launch Slate's information management system, embarking on a year-long process to move to a sophisticated online application and prospect management tool. For this work, he was recognized by then Provost Dennis Jacobs for his efforts to bring Santa Clara into the 21st century of admissions in record time.
As a key member of LMU's Enrollment Management team, he collaborates with the graduate program directors in the academic units to successfully identify, recruit, enroll, and orient graduate students. As the Assistant Vice Provost, he develops strategic messaging that emphasizes the value of an LMU graduate education for a diverse global audience, collaborates with the director of international admission and outreach to expand international graduate enrollment, and facilitates local and national advertising via multiple platforms to attract and retain interest to LMU's diverse graduate programs.
Dr. Dalal earned his Ed.D. in Organizational Change and Leadership from the University of Southern California. He also holds an MBA and a B.S. in Economics from the University of Indianapolis, Indiana.