COLUMBUS, Miss. – Shelley M. Moss was recently named director of admissions at The W. Moss of Kennedy, Ala., had been serving as interim director of admissions since May 2013.
As director of admissions, Moss is responsible for the operation of admissions processes and recruitment efforts for prospective undergraduate students. She supervises a staff of nine professionals and nine student workers.
Her immediate plans are to continue the momentum that has been building in light of all of the work to rebrand and market The W.
“We have a great experience to offer to students and students need to hear more about it,” she said. “We will push students to visit campus and be looking to quickly get admissions decisions and award packages out there to students so that they can make decisions quickly.”
A product of The W, Moss is a native of Ethelsville, Ala. She earned a history degree from the university in 2004, and currently, she is a student in the masters of science in health education program.
She worked as an orientation leader from 2002-2003 then as an admissions counselor for a year. From 2005 to 2007, Moss was coordinator of admissions then coordinator of recruitment for another two years. More recently she served as assistant director of admissions then interim director of admissions.
“I am thrilled to be the director of admissions at a place that helped to make me into the person that I am today. I love The W and am excited to be a part of all of the exciting things that are going on here,” she said.
Moss is a member of the following professional organizations: Mississippi Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, National Association for College Admission Counseling and Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.