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 for at least 10 years.

The nomination period for the 2025 Annual Award for Outstanding Contributions to International Enrollment Management will be announced in the fall. All IEM KC members are invited to submit nominations for the award.

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.

Nomination Procedure

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 recipient of this award will be announced by IEM KC leadership in conjunction with the NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo.

Questions? Please contact NAFSA's IEM team.

Lisa A. Maroni, MEd

Lisa Maroni
Shoreline Community College
Lisa A. Maroni has over a decade of experience in international education spanning admissions, recruitment, credential evaluation, student and scholar services, and teaching ESL. She has lived, traveled, and worked in over 70 countries, and regularly presents at conferences on topics including...

Cheryl Delk-Le Good, MA

Cheryl Delk-LeGood photo
Cheryl Delk-Le Good has been an active member in the field for 30 years. She served as President of EnglishUSA in 2011-12 and as Communications & Promotions on the UCIEP Board from 2006-2011. She served as IEP Network Leader for the International Enrollment Management Knowledge Community for NAFSA...

David Di Maria, EdD

David Di Maria
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
David L. Di Maria is senior international officer and associate vice provost for international education at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. His responsibilities include leading internationalization strategy and overseeing the programs, services, and activities of UMBC’s Center for...
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