The Tudor Collegiate Strategies admissions leadership team loves helping higher ed professionals grow and win. Reach out and connect if you’re ready to talk more about how we can help you, or if you just want to know what we’re seeing and hearing as we talk and work with other colleges and universities across the country.
Jeremy Tiers, Senior Director of Admissions Services
Jeremy has become a familiar name and speaker in college admission, enrollment management, and enrollment marketing circles.
Over the past eight years he has helped thousands of Higher Ed professionals become better recruiters, writers, communicators, and leaders through comprehensive training workshops and mentoring. Jeremy teaches proven strategies to strengthen relationships, improve communication, increase engagement, collaboration and organizational performance, and create effective leadership.
Jeremy has keynoted and led sessions at numerous NACAC affiliate conferences. He’s also spoken multiple times at the NACAC National Conference, has spoken at eduWeb Digital Summit, AMA Symposium for the Marketing of Higher Education, HighEdWeb, is a frequent guest on numerous higher ed webinars and podcasts, and hosts his own ‘Mission Admissions’ podcast.
Prior to joining TCS in 2014, Jeremy was a college basketball coach for a total of eight years at three different schools in Indiana and Minnesota. He also has experience on the high school side, having previously worked as a College and Career Counselor.
Ethan Penland, Director of Admission Services
Ethan joined the TCS team in 2021 after spending nearly a decade working in admissions and enrollment on multiple college campuses. He’s well known throughout the industry as a passionate, genuine person who puts other people first.
As the Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment at Appalachian State University, Ethan led a number of strategic initiatives as well as a team of almost twenty, helping to increase new student enrollment by 7%. Prior to App State he served in multiple admissions roles (campus visit experience as well as student recruitment) at the University of North Georgia, where throughout his time undergraduate enrollment grew 24%.
Ethan believes the building blocks to knowing your students and staff begins with active listening, intentional questioning, and taking a genuine approach to establishing a relationship.
In his spare time, Ethan enjoys mountain biking, snowboarding, and playing disc golf or pickleball.