SC State’s Antonio Boyle named Chairman-elect of the College Board’s Southern Regional Council

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

ABoyleSC State’s assistant vice president for Enrollment Management, Antonio Boyle was recently named as the chairman-elect of the College Board’s Southern Regional Council.

The College Board is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. The College Board is composed of more than 5,400 schools, colleges, universities, and other educational organizations. Each year, the College Board serves seven million students and their parents, 23,000 high schools, and 3,500 colleges through major programs and services in college admissions, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, teaching and learning. The College Board is committed to the principles of excellence and equity, and that commitment is embodied in all of its programs, services, activities, and concerns.

Boyle will officially become chairman of the College Board’s Southern Regional Council during its spring conference in Atlanta, Ga. He will serve as chairman until spring 2011. The regions that Boyle will provide leadership for are Texas, North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Louisiana, South Carolina, Alabama and Mississippi.

Currently, Boyle serves as the assistant vice president of Enrollment Management at SC State, where he assists with the implementation of planning, budgeting, and operation of Enrollment Management services which consist of the following areas: Office of Admissions, Recruitment and Scholarships, Office of Student Financial Aid, Office of the Registrar, Office of Veterans Affairs, Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Office of Student Readiness. He also develops and implements strategic plans for the enrollment and retention of students.

Prior to joining the SC State family, Boyle served as the director of Admissions and Recruitment at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) in Tallahassee, Fla. During his tenure, he was responsible for all aspects of recruitment and admissions services to include planning, policy development, personnel and fiscal management and processed documentation and clearances for international students to enter and matriculate at the University. He also collaborated with the Office of International Education and Development on the Bureau of Citizenship & Immigration Service (BCIS), Student Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and Department of Homeland Security compliance policies. During his tenure he also developed and managed a $1 million budget.

Boyle received a bachelor of science in business administration with a concentration in finance from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU). He also received a master’s degree in business administration from Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University (AAMU) in Huntsville, Ala.

Boyle is a member of the National Association for College Admissions Counselors (NACAC), National Association of Foreign Student Advisors (NAFSA), National Association of College Deans, Registrars and Admissions Officers (NACDRAO), Southern Associations of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (SACRAO).

When asked about his feelings regarding this honor, Boyle stated, “this honor gives me the opportunity to gain national exposure for SC State and engage educational leaders in the mission of the College Board.”

The College Board is home to the Advanced Placement program, the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), and a myriad of higher education enrollment services.

“Antonio possesses enthusiasm, energy, leadership, educational experiences, and great ideas. We are honored to have him apart of the College Board. He represents the best of education. He will enlighten and implement strategies to enhance the Southern Region,” stated Jenny Krugmen, vice president of the College Board Southern Regional Council.

For more information about the College Board’s Southern Regional Council, visit www.collegeboard.com.