Associate Vice Provost for Enrollment Management and Dean of Admissions
Pam Horne serves as Associate Vice Provost for Enrollment Management and Dean of Admissions at Purdue University, managing strategy and operations for admissions, financial aid, early college outreach, the registrar, and enrollment analysis and reporting. Her 30+ year career in higher education includes positions at Michigan State University, the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University and the University of Kansas.
Over the course of her career she was active in state educational issues regarding the transition from secondary to postsecondary education through the Michigan Office of the Governor and Department of Education, representing the higher education community in initiatives that established more rigorous high school graduation requirements and state-wide college-readiness testing. She also served as President of the Michigan ACT State Organization. In Indiana she provides service and commentary to the Indiana Department of Education, the Indiana College Access Network, and the Commission for Higher Education. Her current leadership positions include: President of Association of Chief Admissions Officers at Public Universities (ACAOPU), College Board Trustee, and Public Policy Committee for American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO).
Horne presents frequently at state, regional, and national meetings on such topics as the Gap between College Aspiration and Preparation, the Future of Enrollment Management, Effective Use of Business Intelligence and Technology in Enrollment Management, the Parent Role in the College Admissions Process, College Admissions and the Media, Impact of Changing Demographics on Higher Education and much more. Dean Horne states, “All of my personal and professional experience has informed my belief that education is crucial to the success not only of individuals, but also to advancing families, communities and society. Higher education changes lives and drives economic and social progress.