Senior Vice President for Students and Enrollment
Interim Senior Vice President for Communications
Ph.D., Michigan State University
Andrew Flagel is senior vice president for students and enrollment at Brandeis, supervising the offices of admissions, community living (housing), athletics, financial aid, student accounts, the Hiatt Career Center, the Health Center, the Interfaith Chaplaincy, the Intercultural Center, and student activities.
Prior to joining Brandeis in 2011, Flagel was associate vice president for enrollment development and dean of admissions at George Mason University, where he also taught in the department of communication, was executive director for the Washington Journalism and Media Conference and the Washington Youth Summit on the Environment, and served as advisor to the university band and the Jewish Student Association. Before Mason, he was the director of admissions at the Flint campus of the University of Michigan. He also served as the director of enrollment management for the Congressional Youth Leadership Council, and as a regional director of admissions at George Washington University (GW).
His research and writing focuses on student success in college, admissions policies and practices, and organizational communication in higher education. His article, "Revisiting the High School Visit," was selected for the Journal of College Admission 75th Anniversary Edition.
Flagel holds a Ph.D. in education with a concentration in communication from the College of Education at Michigan State University, as well as a B.A. in psychology and philosophy and an M.A. in education and human development, each from GW.