Michael Marshall

Asst VP for Enrollment Svcs/Interim Dean of Student Svcs & Campus Life
Clark Atlanta University

Dr. Michael J. Marshall is Clark Atlanta University’s (CAU) Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services. He reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and serves as the University’s chief enrollment officer.

As Associate Vice President, Dr. Marshall provides leadership, integration, and coordination for the consolidated Office of Enrollment Services, which includes: Undergraduate and Graduate Student Recruitment and Admissions, International Programs, and Transfer Student Services.
With more than 15 years of experience in higher education, Dr. Marshall has demonstrated success and skilled leadership in enrollment management and academic leadership. He has a collaborative leadership style combined with data-driven decision-making. Additionally, he is intentional about “getting out from behind the desk” and engaging team members and other internal and external stakeholders to implement strategies.

Moreover, Dr. Marshall was appointed to serve as the Interim Dean of Student Services and Campus Life in August 2017. The Office of Student Services and Campus Life currently comprises the following eight units: Student Leadership and Engagement; Residence Life and Student Development; Student Conduct; Career Services; Student Health; Recreation and Wellness; Counseling and Disability Services; and Religious Life, Community, and Civic Engagement.

Since joining CAU in August 2016, Dr. Marshall has worked collaboratively with various campus units to position Enrollment Services in a way that drives both growth and improvements consistent with campus mission and strategic goals. Dr. Marshall received a bachelor’s of arts in business administration from Mercyhurst College, Erie, Pennsylvania, a master’s of arts in liberal arts, and a doctorate in higher education leadership from Texas Christian University.

Prior to joining CAU, Marshall spent five years on Texas Christian University’s Chancellor’s Cabinet providing leadership in enrollment.

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