Dr. Meaghan Arena, Senior Consultant at Mindstream and Vice President for Enrollment Management, Marketing and Student Retention at the University of Southern Maine, has more than 20 years of experience in higher education including serving in senior leadership roles at both public and private institutions. Most recently she served as Vice President of Enrollment and the Student Experience, a role that uniquely combined enrollment and student affairs including health & counseling, athletics, student engagement and leadership, student conduct, Title IX, and residential life. She has also served as a traditional Vice President for Enrollment as well as Associate Dean in Graduate and Continuing Education. Her background also includes work with financial aid, transfer admissions, adult students, non-credit programs, summer programs and veteran's services. In addition, Meaghan teaches graduate students as an adjunct instructor at several universities.
Meaghan holds an Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership from Northeastern University, a Master of Education from Cambridge College, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Delaware. She lives in Western New York with her husband and son and is an avid animal lover.