Roni Miller has been named vice president for enrollment at York University. When making the announcement, President Sam Smith said, “Mrs. Miller will be instrumental in shaping the future of our enrollment strategy, ensuring that we attract a talented student body while maintaining a high standard of academic excellence. Her expertise will undoubtedly strengthen our commitment to providing an exceptional educational experience for all our students.”
Miller has a strong background with enrollment. Her first position at York University was as an admissions counselor from 2002 - 2005. After her years in admissions, Miller returned to California to pursue coaching and teaching before returning as softball coach in 2014 to present.
As softball coach, Miller was tasked with recruiting and retaining a large roster of student-athletes. Now, Miller will oversee recruitment and retention of the entire student-body. During the spring semester, Miller will continue as head softball coach and serve alongside athletic director Garrett Schwarz, who has been serving in an interim capacity in the enrollment office. Miller will assume complete duties as the vice president for enrollment this May.
Miller earned a bachelor’s degree from York University in 2001 and also earned her master’s degree in organizational and global leadership from YU in 2018. In addition to her duties as softball coach, Miller has also served as senior women's administrator for athletics and Title IX coordinator for the university.
Smith added, “Roni Miller has an extensive background in recruiting and retention
and a proven track record of leadership. Her dedication to our mission makes her an
outstanding candidate for this role. She is well-equipped to lead our enrollment efforts
and contribute to the continued success of York University.”
About her new role, Miller said, “I am a relationship-builder. I am passionate about growing York University. This is such an important position because the leader of this department is responsible for bringing in students from all over the world to be transformed and equipped by the mission of York University. Working in enrollment truly is to be serving on the front-lines, this is the most rewarding thing I could do for a place that I love. I am excited to get started.”
Roni is married to Kenny Miller, who serves as director of transportation and assistant sports information director and they have two daughters Peyton (14) and Aubrey (11).