Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
Emily Roper-Doten rejoined Olin College of Engineering as Dean of Admission and Financial Aid in June 2015, she originally served Assistant Direct of Admission at Olin from 2004-2006. Emily is responsible for leading the college’s student-centered, innovative, and inclusive enrollment function, as well as developing and implementing strategies for recruiting and funding Olin students. Among her areas of responsibility are managing the process of candidate evaluation, selection and conversion; the analysis of data to shape the strategic direction of her department; linking budgets and expenditures to measurable outcomes; representing the college at local, regional, and national events; developing relationships with counselors and teachers; and managing the college’s nearly $12 million dollar merit and need-based financial aid program. Prior to rejoining the Olin community Emily served as Associate Director of Admissions and Director of Engineering Recruitment at Tufts University where she directed all recruitment for the School of Engineering resulting in an increase in the size and strength of the applicant pool. Additionally, she served on the department management team in charge of yield and financial aid modeling, chaired regional and engineering selection committees and led the 3,500 volunteers in the Tufts Alumni Admissions Program. Emily received her M.A. with distinction from Boston College in Higher Education Administration and her B.A., Magna cum laude, in Educational Studies and Theater from Colgate University. She is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), serves on the steering committee for the College Admission Collaborative Highlighting Engineering and Technology (CACHET) and is on the New England Association for College Admission Counseling (NEACAC) Governing Board as an Assembly Delegate and faculty member for the NEACAC Summer Institute for new admission professionals.