Steve McKellips

Senior Director of Admissions and Financial Aid
CPO 1320
828.250.3829

Steve comes to UNC Asheville from the University of Memphis, where he served as Vice Provost for Enrollment Services, supervising admissions, recruitment, orientation, financial aid, scholarships, the registrar, and the One-Stop Shop for undergraduate enrollment. Steve has served as Director of Admissions at University of Memphis, University of West Florida, and University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and as Assistant Director of Admissions at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, with an Admissions career spanning 20 years.

Steve earned his B.A. in Communication from Marquette University in 1992 and his Master’s in Communication from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2000. He is presently completing his doctorate in Communication at the University of Memphis; his dissertation examines the impact of communication on retention and graduation behaviors in students.