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. 

IEP Network

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

RAMA Network

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

Salma Benhaida

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Kent State University
2020 Chair, International Enrollment Management Knowledge Community
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...

Katie Jabri

Katie Jabri
Concordia University, St. Paul
2021 Chair, IEM Knowledge Community
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...

Dana Brolley

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University of Idaho
2019 Chair, IEM Knowledge Community

KC IEM Leadership Team

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

Regional Liaisons

  • Jamie Frick, Region I - Oregon State University
  • Region II
  • Xuan Li, Region III - Northeastern State University
  • Becky Hanson, Region IV - University of Iowa
  • Karin Christoph Brown, Region V - One Earth International Credential Evaluations
  • Region VI
  • Todd Beard, Region VII – Lipscomb University
  • Region VIII
  • Colleen Thapalia, Region X – Clarkson University
  • Region XI
  • Rikki Mitsunaga, Region XII - University of Hawai'i