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About the Vice Provost

Lee Melvin portrait

Lee H. Melvin is the vice provost for enrollment management. He is responsible for leading, developing, articulating and implementing an enrollment management strategy, with the primary vision of maintaining academic momentum and moving UB to higher levels of institutional distinction.

Melvin came to UB from Cornell University, where he was the associate vice provost for enrollment management. Prior appointments included his service as the vice president for enrollment management and director of admissions at the University of Connecticut.

Vice Provost Melvin has extensive experience in creating and implementing strategic enrollment plans and in developing and managing data-driven strategies that leverage financial aid. He has expertise in the use of predictive modeling software and is nationally recognized as an expert in strategic marketing, recruiting and yield programs.

He is a member of numerous professional and national organizations, including the National Association of College Admission Counseling, the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, the College Board SAT committee and the National Association of Graduate Enrollment Management. Melvin earned a bachelor’s degree in music from Houston Baptist University and a master’s degree in music from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

Last updated: June 16, 2017 10:44 am EST