Ohio Dominican University (ODU) has appointed Michael Halligan as director of Undergraduate Admissions. Halligan is responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing strategic student recruitment efforts for ODU’s undergraduate programs at the local and national levels.
Most recently, Halligan served as the interim director of Admission at Saint Leo University in Florida, where he also served as associate director. While at Saint Leo, Halligan and his team achieved record enrollment, generating the largest class of students in the history of the university. Halligan also developed high level reports in customer relationship management software to optimize student recruitment and data analysis efforts.
Halligan has also served as a sales and marketing coordinator for Waltz Business Solutions in Edgewood, Kentucky, and a marketing coordinator for Orlando Harley-Davidson.
“Michael brings with him a vast amount of knowledge, enthusiasm and experience in the area of undergraduate student recruitment and systems knowledge, and we are thrilled to welcome him to Ohio Dominican,” said Julie Burdick, ODU vice president for Enrollment Management. “I am confident that Michael and his team will identify and implement effective steps to increase the number of students admitted and enrolled at ODU, as well as continue to increase the outstanding academic profile of ODU’s students.”
Halligan earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketing with a certificate in Sports Marketing from the University of Central Florida, and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Saint Leo University.
Ohio Dominican University is a comprehensive, four-year, private, liberal arts and master’s institution, founded in 1911 in the Catholic and Dominican tradition by the Dominican Sisters of Peace. The University has approximately 2,550 students and offers undergraduate degrees in 40 majors and nine graduate degree programs. At ODU, students connect their passion with a purpose.