Douglas L. Christiansen, PhD

Vice Provost for University Enrollment Affairs & Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Vanderbilt University

Holds a Ph.D. in higher education administration and is Vanderbilt University's vice provost for university enrollment affairs, and dean of admissions and financial aid. Dr. Christiansen holds a Ph.D. in higher education administration and is an associate professor of public policy and higher education in the Department of Leadership, Policy and Organizations at Vanderbilt University's Peabody College. Currently, he is serving as Chair for the Board of Trustees of the College Board. In his role as vice provost, Dr. Christiansen serves as the university’s chief enrollment strategist, overseeing the University Enrollment Affairs Leadership Team, which consists of the offices of
Undergraduate Admissions, Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, Enrollment Management Operations Support (EMOS), University Registrar, Enrollment Management for Health Sciences Education, Center for Data Management, Student Accounts, and the Vanderbilt Institutional Research Group (VIRG).