Jonathan D. Wexler
Dr. Jonathan Wexler is the vice president for enrollment management and is responsible for setting long- and short- range strategies for the Office of Enrollment Management in the recruitment of undergraduate, full- and part-time graduate, and international students for both the Troy and Hartford campuses. In addition, he oversees the Office of Financial Aid.
In his role as the chief enrollment officer at Rensselaer, Dr. Wexler oversees the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, the Office of Graduate Admissions, the Office of Financial Aid, and the Office of Pipeline Programs. Under Dr. Wexler’s leadership, the Institute has experienced record enrollments. In addition, Rensselaer has experienced a growth in the number of women and underrepresented minorities who have enrolled.
Prior to joining Rensselaer, Dr. Wexler served as vice president for enrollment management at Fairleigh Dickinson University, associate vice president for enrollment at the University of Puget Sound, dean of undergraduate admissions at Polytechnic University, and director of graduate recruitment at Drexel University.
Dr. Wexler received his doctoral degree in higher education management from the University of Pennsylvania. He has master’s degree in higher education administration from the University of South Carolina, and holds dual bachelor’s degrees in political science and communications from Goucher College, where he currently serves as an executive member of the board of trustees.