Meaghan L. Arena, EdD
Dr. Meaghan Arena currently serves as the Vice President of Enrollment at SUNY Geneseo, where she oversees Admissions and Financial Aid. Dr. Arena has been in higher education for twelve years and has held a variety of roles in the admissions department as well as the role of Associate Dean for Graduate & Continuing Education at Westfield State University, in western Massachusetts. Dr. Arena's work has encompassed outreach, recruitment, marketing, budgeting, advising, program development, non-credit, workforce development, professional development for in-service pre-k - 12 teachers, student services, summer programming, strategic planning, leadership, organizational/structural development, revenue-generation, academic decision making, staff development and needs assessments.
Dr. Arena has been an active member of the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) and has presented at the UPCEA Regional Conference on the topic of non-credit programming and its importance in academia. She has also authored several journal articles on various issues in higher education. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, a Master of Education, and a Doctor of Education. Dr. Arena resides in upstate New York with her husband and best friend.