Amanda Craddock - Coastal Carolina University
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Amanda Craddock, Vice President for Enrollment Management

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Amanda Craddock has been with Coastal Carolina University since 2008 when she started as the director of enrollment events, supervising recruitment events and new student orientation. Prior to coming to the university, she spent nine years in Virginia working in college admissions. Currently, she is the vice president for enrollment management.

Craddock is an active member of the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling (SACAC) where she was a member of the Dry Run faculty for new admissions professionals. She served as the vice president for admissions and enrollment management for the Virginia Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (VACRAO) and was named the Distinguished Young Professional for her service. She has presented at numerous admissions and enrollment conferences throughout her career.

Craddock graduated with a bachelor’s degree in history from Mary Washington College and earned a Master of Education in supervision and leadership from the University of Virginia. She earned a doctorate of education in educational leadership from Abilene Christian University. Her areas of academic interest are enrollment management and student success, which were the focus of her dissertation Noncognitive Attributes as a Measure for College Admissions: Exploring the Relationship Between Cognitive and Noncognitive Factors in First-Year College Student Success.