Learn about the units that make up Enrollment Management and get to know our leadership team.
Enrollment Management Units
The Office of Enrollment Management is committed to serving our state by enrolling bright and diverse students who can succeed at Illinois, with an emphasis on providing access to all residents. We strive to proactively communicate our goals and strategies to the broader campus to improve campus-wide enrollment coordination efforts and understanding.
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions, in collaboration with other campus units, strives to attract and enroll qualified, talented, and diverse undergraduate students. We are committed to providing exceptional service to students and educational partners in an effort to highlight Illinois’ dedication to excellence.
The Office of Student Financial Aid administers financial aid programs and services to students and their families, striving to increase affordability and enhance student enrollment and graduation. The office is dedicated to maintaining fiscal and regulatory integrity, providing timely and accurate information and ensuring the proper stewardship of all University, federal, state and private funds.
The Office of the Registrar is the steward of official student academic records and is responsible for the accuracy, integrity, and security of those records under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). In partnership with various campus units, we implement, support, and uphold academic policies related to: class and event scheduling, registration services, enrollment and degree verification, assessment of tuition and fees, grade processing, degree audit configuration, and printing of official academic transcripts and diplomas.
Office of Communications for Enrollment Management
Collaborate. Create. Simplify. Solve. The Office of Communications for Enrollment Management collaborates with enrollment related units, including the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, the Office of Student Financial Aid, and the Office of the Registrar, to create user-focused solutions for complex communication, marketing, presentation, and workflow problems.
Principal's Scholars Program
The Principal’s Scholars Program (PSP) is a University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign statewide mathematics and science initiative that works in conjunction with parents and teachers to prepare disadvantaged students for college preparatory pathways and the global world by focusing on the development of critical thinking, computational literacy and higher order thinking skills as a systematic educational reform strategy.
Dan Mann is the Interim Associate Provost for Enrollment Management with responsibility for campus enrollment, undergraduate admissions, student financial aid, registration and records, enrollment management communications, data analysis and system services, and the Principal’s Scholars Program.
Dan began his career in 1980 at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and joined the University of Illinois in 2004 as Director of Student Financial Aid. He has a B.S. in Accounting and Finance and an M.B.A. from Southern Illinois University. He has served as the 2015-16 National Chair of NASFAA (National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators), the 2011-13 National Chair of COSUAA (Coalition of State University Aid Administrators), the 2005-06 President of MASFAA (Midwest Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators) and the 1996-97 President of ILASFAA (Illinois Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators).
Andy Borst, Ph.D.
Andy Borst is the Director of Undergraduate Admissions with responsibility for recruiting, admitting, and enrolling new freshmen and new transfer students to the university. Prior to joining the University of Illinois, he served in the same position at Western Illinois University from 2011 to 2016. Andy serves on the Admissions Practices committee for the Illinois Association of College Admissions Counseling, which reviews and enforces ethical standards for college admissions in the State of Illinois. He earned a B.S. from Buena Vista University, a M.B.A. from St. Ambrose University, and a Ph.D. in Higher Education and Student Affairs from the University of Iowa.
Michelle Trame is the Acting Director and Senior Associate Director of Student Financial Aid, administering nearly $850 million in financial aid programs and services to students and families while maintaining fiscal and regulatory integrity. Michelle has 26 years of financial aid experience, with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Illinois State University and a Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of Illinois. She has served as the 2010-2011 President of ILASFAA (Illinois Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators) and is actively involved in MASFAA (Midwest Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators) and NASFAA (National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators).
Meghan Hazen is the Registrar for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her team maintains the official student educational records, including the Catalog of Courses and Schedule of Classes, and grants access to those records. They also implement academic policy pertaining to student registration and records. Previously, Meghan was the Director of General Studies and the Assistant Dean for Advising and Registration in the College of Business. She earned a B.A. in the Teaching of Social Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an M.Ed. in Adult and Higher Education from Arizona State University.
Doug Burgett is the Creative Director for the Office of Communications for Enrollment Management at the University of Illinois. He began his career with the university in 2003 within Public Affairs at the Office of Creative Services. His team is responsible for the marketing and communication needs of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, the Office of Student Financial Aid, and the Office of the Registrar. Doug presents on a regular basis both regionally and nationally on a variety topics, such as communication, the creative process, and design. He also serves as the chair for the University of Illinois Webmasters and has taught Sequential Design for the School of Art and Design.
Thomas Skottene is the Director of Data Analysis and System Services for Enrollment Management. He has been with the University of Illinois since 2002 in a variety of technical roles for the UI-Integrate project, the Office of Student Financial Aid, and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Thomas oversees major computer system implementations and data analysis and reporting projects. He is originally from Norway and earned a bachelor’s degree from North Park University and a master’s degree from Northwestern University.
Lynette O’Neal is an Assistant Provost and Director of the Principal’s Scholars Program (PSP), a statewide pre-collegiate initiative serving elementary/middle and high schools in 10 target Illinois communities. PSP is designed to promote interest and aptitude in mathematics, science, technology and innovation with a strong emphasis on communications. Lynette’s role is to cultivate, develop and nurture donor-centered relationships that foster philanthropy opportunities from private foundations, corporations and state and federal funding sources to support PSP endeavors. She also works closely with her staff to strengthen pre-college access and partnerships with school districts statewide. The PSP staff nurtures relationships and effectively communicates with students, parents, and school personnel in establishing and implementing academic programs and curriculum designs that meet the needs of the Principal’s Scholars Program students in each school. Lynette is a presenter on college access and pre-college educational development at the national level and often serves as a trainer for educational grantees nationwide. She is a University of Illinois recipient of the Larine Cowan “Make a Difference Award” for Outstanding Leadership in Diversity and a program recipient of the Anderson Medal for Outstanding School and Community Partnerships.