Andrew brings more than 25 years of relevant experience to his role as director of admissions.
Andrew Weller brings a wealth of relevant experience to his role as director of admissions at Avenues, having worked in admissions roles for more than 25 years. Andrew came to Avenues from Ridley College (St. Catharines, ON), where he began as dean of admissions before becoming the school’s executive director of advancement. In his work as dean of admissions, Andrew traveled extensively to establish a network of parents and alumni; increased new student enrollment; decreased attrition; and executed an award-winning branding campaign. As executive director of advancement, he was responsible for overseeing the offices of admissions, development and communications.
Before his time at Ridley College, Andrew served as the dean of admission at Cheshire Academy (Cheshire, CT), the director of admissions at Chestnut Hill Academy (Philadelphia, PA) and the director of freshman admissions at Marymount University (Arlington, VA), roles in which he consistently demonstrated his ability to increase enrollment and retention rates, lead successful events and initiatives and manage admissions staff.
Andrew received a B.S. in business administration from Alfred University (Alfred, NY) and an M.S. in organizational leadership from Marymount University (Arlington, VA). He went on to earn an Ed.D. in educational leadership from University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA).
Andrew has been a panelist and presenter at a number of educational conferences and is a founding member of the Admissions Leadership Council of the SSATB (now the Enrollment Management Association).