Advisory Board Members

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Dr. Anne M. Prisco

Dr. Anne M. Prisco currently serves as Vice President for Enrollment Management with Loyola Marymount University.  Dr. Prisco assumed this role in 2006 and is responsible for the coordination, policy development, and implementation of enrollment planning and management.  This includes strategic planning of the student life cycle, from recruitment through graduation, planning financial aid policies, collaborating on academic policies and services, the university’s internationalization efforts and, she works closely with the academic leadership and across the institution on enrollment and retention initiatives.  Dr. Prisco also teaches in the School of Education doctoral program and the Department of Economics.

Dr. Prisco brings to her position more than 25 years of experience in higher education where she has served in a number of roles including administrator, faculty member, consultant, and policy researcher.  Throughout her career, she has worked successfully with diverse communities.  Prior to arriving at LMU, Dr. Prisco was the Vice Provost at Hunter College of the City University of New York, with responsibility for a myriad of areas that supported student success and promoted the academic mission of this urban institution.  She also worked with Lehman College, CUNY, located in the Bronx, NY, a majority-minority institution.  As the Associate Provost, she led a portfolio of departments focused on enrollment and academic programs and services.  Dr. Prisco was an educational advocate in the Bronx, supporting the work for a number of high school outreach programs as well as grant projects.

Dr. Prisco earned her Bachelor’s degree in family and consumer science at the University of Arizona, where she graduated summa cum laude and was named Outstanding Senior in the College of Agriculture; holds an MBA in finance from Fordham University; and earned her M.Phil. and Ph.D. in an interdisciplinary program in economics and education from Columbia University.

Her research and scholarly interests are in the areas of education and human capital, including educational access, financing and leadership.  On a personal note, she has been a “fashionista” of sorts since the time she designed and made her own clothes in high school and regularly attended the Fashion Institute of Technology’s annual fashion show in New York City.  She has presented at numerous conferences and held several faculty appointments, including St. John’s University, where she taught courses in Economics and Management.  Her interest in international education is reflected in her research policy work with NYU’s Alliance for International Higher Education Policy Studies and her dissertation, “Trends in Wage Inequality in Italy during the 1990s: Why a University Degree Now Matters,” an empirical study that examined educational access and socioeconomic disparities.