Anne M. Prisco

President at Holy Family University

Anne M. Prisco is the current President at Holy Family University. Anne has served as President of Felician University and Vice President for Enrollment Management at Loyola Marymount University.

Prisco’s experience in higher education administration began at Loyola Marymount University, where they worked from 2006 to 2012. In their role as Vice President for Enrollment Management, they oversaw a staff of 65+ and a $7.5 million operating budget. Anne was responsible for strategic planning and building collaborations with the colleges and schools, Student Affairs, Finance, Development & Alumni, Administration, and Mission & Identity. Her key challenges included meeting revenue targets for the tuition-dependent institution, re-engineering the admission, financial aid, and registrar processes, collaborating on initiatives regarding student success as measured by retention and graduation rates, overseeing marketing & communications for undergraduate outreach, collaborating on transfer student initiatives, working closely with the Graduate division, and leading efforts to internationalize the university.

In 2012, Prisco became the President of Felician University. As the first lay President in the history of the Catholic, Franciscan college, they were responsible for the university’s two campuses in northern New Jersey and its diverse student body. During their eight years as President, they oversaw many initiatives aimed at improving the university’s finances, academic programs, and campus infrastructure.

Prisco’s accomplishments have been recognized by several organizations. In 2018, they were named one of the “Women to Watch” by NJBIZ. The same year, they received

Anne M. Prisco has a Doctor of Philosophy from Columbia University in the City of New York in Economics & Education, a Master of Business Administration from Fordham University in Finance, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Arizona in Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences.

Some individuals on their team include Peter Tantala - Principal Engineer, Shelley Robbins - VP for Academic Affairs, and Eric Nelson - VP for Finance & Administration, Chief Financial Officer.



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