Since joining Stamats in 1996, Jim has worked with more than 100 colleges and universities on research and consulting projects that include recruitment, communication, image, and branding analyses and development. He has helped numerous institutions increase enrollment, implement research programs, and create effective brands. Jim’s background includes 14 years of private college admissions experience, including nine years at Dickinson College where he was responsible for new staff training, publications, student search, alumni admissions, and developing regional recruitment receptions, as well as five years as dean of admissions at Ripon College in Wisconsin where he coordinated all aspects of the admissions operation. He holds a B.A. in English from Dickinson College.