Doctor of Education - Higher Education Administration and Leadership Program Director, Assistant Professor in Residence
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Ph.D. – Higher Education Administration, Illinois State University
M.S. – College Student Personnel Administration, Illinois State University
B.S. – Communication Education, Illinois State University
Dr. Dalmasso’s work in higher education stems from Enrollment Management, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels of various institutions in the state of Illinois. His professional journey in higher education started as an admissions counselor at the University of Illinois. After several years of learning the recruitment and strategy elements of enrollment management, he followed the familiar administrative path to associate director of admission at Monmouth College. Dr. Dalmasso’s enrollment management career continued at Western Illinois University as associate director of undergraduate admission and director of undergraduaterecruitment. He was fortunate enough to be directly involved in strategic planning, marketing and communications, recruitment planning and staff leadership development. In 2018, Dr. Dalmasso joined the Graduate School staff at Bradley University as the director of graduate marketing and recruitment. While on staff, he also served as an adjunct instructor in the Online Ed.D. Higher Education Administration and Leadership concentration. Dr. Dalmasso joined the College of Education and Health Sciences, full-time, as an assistant professor and program director of the Higher Education Administration and Leadership concentration in January, 2022.
Dr. Dalmasso currently teaches courses within the Higher Education Administration and Leadership concentration as a part of the broader Online Ed.D. in Educational Leadership program at Bradley University. His teaching and learning are focused on equity in higher education; community college leadership and institutional mission; higher education organizational structure; student persistence barriers; and re-imagined pathways for student post-secondary success. He has taught the following courses at Bradley:
Over the course of his higher education career, Dr. Dalmasso has spoken at the local and state level about enrollment management trends, post-secondary barriers, community college alignment and transfer pathways and the importance of early post-secondary planning for disadvantaged students.
Licensures and Certifications
Illinois Professional Educator License