In her role as Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management and Director of Admission, Schaurer serves as Miami’s chief admission officer and divisional lead for all strategic communication and marketing efforts that advance and support Miami’s enrollment and student success goals.
Schaurer began her tenure in Miami University’s Office of Admission in September 2006. Since that time, she has held various roles within the office and had oversight of multiple functions. As both Senior Associate Director and Director, she has had direct oversight of campus visits and events, a function that hosts more than 40,000 visitors annually. Over the last several years, Miami has taken great effort to seamlessly integrate its strategic recruitment, communication, and visit strategies. Under Schaurer’s leadership, it has also made tremendous strides in recent years to enhance the visit experience with new technologies and increased support from University partners.
Schaurer, a past presenter at many state, regional, and national conferences, graduated from Miami University with a degree in English Education and later received a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Dayton. Prior to her career in admission, Schaurer was a high school English teacher.
Schaurer is an active member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling, the Ohio Association for College Admission Counseling, the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, the College Board, and ACT. Schaurer is also a past participant of the College Board’s Enrollment Leadership Academy.