Since 2013, Dennis Kelly serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Enrollment Officer at Wilmington College, a Quaker-affiliated institution in southwest Ohio. Under his leadership, new student enrollment and the percentage of students living on campus have increased while institutional aid has stabilized. Previous to Wilmington College, Kelly served as the Vice President for Enrollment Management at Cabrini College in Radnor, PA. Before joining Cabrini in 2010, Kelly served as the Vice President for Enrollment at Georgian Court University in Lakewood, N.J. from 2007-2010, and Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management at Marywood University in Scranton, PA, from 2004 to 2007. His 30-year career also includes enrollment and academic positions at Centenary College, Berkeley College and Upsala College.

Kelly was among 39 university administrators and industry leaders that participated in a forum in Washington, D.C., designed to re-imagine higher education’s potential to lead global social impact, Kelly also presents nationally and regionally on various SEM topics and has assisted other college and universities as an independent consultant with their respective strategic enrollment decisions.