Laurie Pohl

Area(s) of Expertise: Executive Management, Leadership Coaching
Key Industries: Education, Non-Profit

Boston University, Professor of the Practice and Program Director
Taught in and managed graduate programs in Higher Education Administration. Served as faculty director for the College Access and Student Success office, and contributed both to program improvement and growth and to college-wide governance and planning.

Boston University, Vice President for Enrollment and Student Affairs
Senior leader responsible for functional areas, budgets, and staff across the student lifecycle, from admissions and financial aid through curricular and academic support and career development. Used purposeful strategy development, continuous improvement methods, a systems orientation, and data-driven decision-making to improve student outcomes, increase diversity and enhance equity, and improve institutional revenue.

EMN/WittKieffer, Consultant
Executive search consultant focused on recruiting senior leaders in higher education. Managed all aspects of executive search, from business development to organizational assessment, candidate recruitment, and client engagement during selection process.

University of Virginia, Executive Assistant to the President, Chief of Staff and Chief Planning Officer
In addition to overseeing staff and operations of the Office of the President and the Office of the Board of Visitors, served in a variety of policy, strategy development and special projects roles working with both internal and external stakeholders in areas such as strategic planning, government relations, crisis response, and campus development.

Education
  • Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

  • B.A. Chemistry, B.A. Mathematics, Albion College, Albion, MI