Director of Enrollment Services
M.A. (Mass Communication), Emerson College, Boston, MA
B.A. (Communication), Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, MA
Mr. Nichols came to Belmont with 25 years of experience in enrollment management. After graduating from Eastern Nazarene College, he began his career as an admissions counselor at his alma mater, accomplishing a 56% increase in enrollment from his assigned territory. During his 15 years at ENC, Mr. Nichols advanced professionally to the position of Executive Director of Enrollment Services, and led a team effort to increase enrollment and improve student retention. He also directed a sports and talent tournament for high school students which attracted over 2000 participants to the College each year, and co-directed a college-sponsored student ministry program to churches and camps in the northeastern United States. In 1996, Mr. Nichols moved to Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts as Director of Admissions Operations, and eventually Director of Admissions, for Graduate and Adult Baccalaureate Programs. In 2000, he became Dean of Admissions at Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts where enrollment increased during his five-year tenure.
Mr. Nichols moved to Nashville in 2005 and served as a Marketing Consultant with Salem Communications for the Fish radio station. He began his work at Belmont in 2009 where he oversees admissions and marketing for the College of Pharmacy and the four schools in the Gordon E. Inman College of Health Sciences & Nursing.
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