Brenau University has named Amanda Lammers its new vice president for student services with interim responsibilities for managing all enrollment activities for undergraduate and graduate students.
Reporting directly to Brenau University President Ed Schrader, Lammers primarily oversees all activities, services and facilities for several hundred residential students at Brenau Women’s College in Gainesville. In addition to services that apply only to the residential students, she also oversees for all students services such as student activities, career counseling, student retention and wellness.
Lammers, who was formerly dean of students, additionally takes on responsibilities as interim vice president for enrollment services – overseeing all marketing and administrative activities associated with recruiting, admitting and enrolling undergraduate and graduate students.
“She has continued to grow and demonstrate competence and accomplishment in her chosen field,” said Schrader. “We are enthusiastic and grateful that she has agreed to further her career here at Brenau.”
Her appointment comes at a pivotal time for Brenau. The university just last week approved an $8 million construction program to replace four sorority houses on the Women’s College campus in Gainesville, remodeling two more sorority houses and building a new general residence hall. At the same time Brenau is aggressively investing in expansions of nontraditional coeducational undergraduate and graduate programs in Gainesville, its other campuses around Georgia and online.
Both present enormous opportunities and challenges, said Lammers.
“With the number of single-gender institutions in the United States in steep decline, Brenau Women’s College has to maintain the stability and growth that it has experienced in the last decade,” she said. “We have to get the nontraditional students that are scattered around the region on different campuses and also online around the world more and more engaged with Brenau as their school, their university.”