The International Enrollment Management (IEM) Knowledge Community (KC) addresses the needs of professionals working in admissions, recruitment, enrollment management, marketing, credential evaluation, intensive English programs, sponsored program administration, and overseas advising and counseling. IEM is essential for institutions that wish to create a successful international enrollment strategy. The IEM KC networks offer discussion forums and a resource library connecting international education professionals worldwide.

Mission Statement

The IEM KC is a dynamic community that provides leading-edge knowledge for international education professionals in recruiting, admissions, preparation, and international enrollment management.

ACE Network

Explore Admissions and Credential Evaluation (ACE) resources and connect with peers. 

Explore the ACE Network

IEP Network

Explore Intensive English Programs (IEP) resources and connect with peers. 

Explore the IEP Network

RAMA Network

Explore Recruitment, Advising, Marketing, and Admissions (RAMA) resources and network with peers.

Explore the RAMA Network

Katie Jabri, MA

Katie Jabri
Concordia University, St. Paul
Chair, International Enrollment Management Knowledge Community (IEM KC)
Katie is the assistant director of international admissions and partnerships at Concordia University, St. Paul. Katie oversees recruitment and admission for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral international students, as well as agreements with agencies and partnering organizations. She...

Jessica Sandberg, MA

Jessica Sandberg
Duke Kunshan University
Chair-Elect, International Enrollment Management Knowledge Community (IEM KC)
A seasoned international educator, Jessica Sandberg, MA previously served as director of international admissions for Temple University and held earlier positions with Community College of Philadelphia and Vesalius College in Belgium. Sandberg appeared on the Chronicle of Higher Education’s...

Salma Benhaida, EdD

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Kent State University
Past Chair, International Enrollment Management Knowledge Community (IEM KC)
Salma Benhaida is the director of international recruitment, admissions, and sponsored student services at Kent State University where she oversees international recruitment and admissions over the eight-campus system. Benhaida also acts as liaison between Kent State University and various...

KC IEM Leadership Team

  • Jenna Briggs, EdD, Admissions & Credential Evaluation Network Leader
    Saginaw Valley State University
  • Sean Cochran, EdD Recruitment, Advising, Marketing, and Admissions Network Leader
    California State University, Long Beach
  • Jaishankar Raman, PhD, Regional Liaison Outreach Coordinator
    The California State University, Office of the Chancellor
  • Emilija Zlatkovska, PhD, Intensive English Programs Network Leader
    University of Southern Indiana
  • Krista Kennedy, MS, Sponsored Program Liaison
    Portland State University

Regional Liaisons

  • Jamie Frick, MA, Region I - Oregon State University
  • Region II
  • Xuan Li, MS, Region III - Northeastern State University
  • Region IV
  • Karin Christoph Brown, MA, Region V - One Earth International Credential Evaluations
  • Zachariah Mathew, PhD, Region VI - Indiana State University
  • Todd Beard, MEd, Region VII – Lipscomb University
  • Rachel Scholten, MA, Region VIII - Loyola University of Maryland
  • Anna Wise, EdD, Region X – Hamilton College
  • Keith Gallinelli, MBA, Region XI - Sacred Heart University
  • Rikki Mitsunaga, PhD, Region XII - University of Hawai'i