International Enrollment ManagementThe International Enrollment Management (IEM) Knowledge Community (KC) addresses the needs of international education professionals working in admissions, recruitment, enrollment management, marketing, credential evaluation, intensive English programs, sponsored program administration, and overseas advising. This community provides its members with leading-edge knowledge and resources. The Annual Award for Outstanding Contributions to International Enrollment Management (IEM) honors a NAFSA member who has made exemplary contributions to the field of IEM.

The nomination period for the 2020 NAFSA IEM Annual Award for Outstanding Contributions to International Enrollment Management is October 1, 2019 to March 1, 2020.

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The nomination period for the 2020 NAFSA IEM Annual Award for Outstanding Contributions to International Enrollment Management is October 1, 2019 to March 1, 2020.

Emily Tse

Emily Tse
International Education Research Foundation (IERF)
Emily is the director of evaluations at International Education Research Foundation (IERF). Prior to joining IERF, she received an MPhil in classics from Cambridge University. Active in the field of international comparative education for over 15 years, Emily has presented at many conferences at the...

Cheryl DarrupBoychuck

Cheryl DarrupBoychuck
INTCAS: INTelligent Communities Around Students
Cheryl DarrupBoychuck is U.S. director of institutional relations for INTCAS: INTelligent Communities Around Students. INTCAS connects the global education industry in a single platform to attract, recruit, and manage international students in a safe, compliant, and cost-effective manner. For 20...

Bill Wallace

Bill Wallace
University of Alabama English Language Institute
Dr. Wallace has been in the ESL field since 1978 and is currently the director of the University of Alabama English Language Institute and VP Elect for Advocacy on the EnglishUSA Executive Board. At the University of Alabama, he has been a strong advocate for internationalizing the campus and...
All Past Recipients
  • 2016 - Marjorie Smith, University of Denver
  • 2015 - Evelyn Levinson, American University
  • 2014 - Marty Bennett, CollegeWeekLive
  • 2013 - Julie Sinclair, Michigan State University
  • 2012 - Mary H. Reeves, PhD, Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA)
Criteria for Selecting Nominees

Selection Criteria

The nominee must have:

  • Demonstrated willingness to share knowledge, skills, and expertise with colleagues;
  • Made exemplary contributions to the field in a variety of ways, including resource development, training, advocacy, and mentoring;
  • Been professionally active in the field for over 10 years.
Selection Information

Nomination Procedures

All IEM members are invited to submit nominations for the award.

Each nominee must have the following:

  • One primary nomination form
  • Two additional references (their names, organizations/institutions, daytime phone numbers, and e-mail addresses)
  • A copy of the nominee's professional CV/resume

The deadline for nominations is March 1, 2020.

The recipient of the 2020 IEM KC Annual Award for Outstanding Contributions to International Enrollment Management Award will be announced during the IEM KC Update Meeting at the 2020 NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo in St. Louis.

Questions? Please contact NAFSA's IEM team.