JSU admissions director selected for national council


Stephanie Chatman

(JACKSON, Miss.) – Jackson State University Admissions Director and Enrollment Manager Stephanie Chatman has been selected as one of 23 representatives nationwide to serve on the National Guidance and Admission Assembly Council of the College Board. Chatman also will serve on the College Board’s Southern Regional Council.

The Assembly Council is made up of college admissions and high school guidance professionals who work on issues to help students move from high school to college. The council also addresses matters related to professional ethics and educational standards and provides advice to the College Board about programs and services related to precollege planning, assessment, admissions and retention.

Chatman is the only representatives from a Historically Black College or University selected to serve on the national council. Other institutions represented include the University of Maryland College Park, the University of Washington, the University of Southern California, Cooper Union and the Center for College Readiness.

Chatman earned a bachelor’s degree in business management and a master’s in guidance and counseling from Jackson State University and has worked at JSU for 26 years. She has held positions as Director of Financial Aid, College Work Study Coordinator and Grants and Contract Officer and has served on various university committees including the Graduation, Founders’ Day, New Student Orientation, Athletics Compliance and Academic Scholarship committees. Chatman also has held several leadership positions in professional associations including the Mississippi Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, the Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers and the Mississippi ACT Council.

The College Board is a not-for-profit membership organization committed to excellence and equity in education. Its mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity.

Chatman will serve on the national council for three years.

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36 thoughts on “JSU admissions director selected for national council

  1. Congratuations Stephanie:

    You are making us proud!!!!!…Juno Leggette Jacobs, Director of Admissions, Tougaloo College

  2. Congratulations Mrs. Chatman, this position places you and Jackson State University in the national spotlight.

  3. This is a critical issue for our youth, I am glad to know we have someone of your statue to represent JSU’s future students. Congrats!

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