John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education

LisaM_defianceLisa Marsalek has more than 20 years of experience in Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.  She currently serves as the Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Success/Dean of Students at Defiance College in Ohio where she led a campus-wide collaborative process to develop and implement a retention plan.  Lisa has extensive experience in building living-learning communities and career development programs to help students persist and become successful graduates. Prior to coming to Defiance College in 2007, Lisa worked at The Ohio State University, Case Western Reserve University and The University of Toledo.  She earned a Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs, a Master of Labor and Human Resources, and a Bachelor of Science in psychology, all from The Ohio State University.