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Why KelmscottEDU

The KelmscottEDU Difference

  • Single-source higher education solutions provider
  • In-house higher education marketing agency
  • Focus on innovation and creativity
  • Consulting and coaching
  • Higher education thought leadership

Who We Are

KelmscottEDU is a single-source communication and marketing solutions provider for higher education. Singular and innovative in the market, we offer our college and university partners a comprehensive suite of higher education enrollment solutions.

Located in Chicago, IL, our expansive headquarters houses an unparalleled team of enrollment and marketing strategy experts, an award-winning, in-house higher education agency, and e-technology hub, a sophisticated printing facility, and a mailing and fulfillment center—assuring you the highest degree of quality control, budget-friendly projects, and fast, effective results.

Who We Serve

We partner with colleges and universities on enrollment and marketing at the undergraduate, graduate, adult, professional, and law school level.

Our Mission

Our mission is simple. We use innovation, data-driven strategy, and creativity to elevate your enrollment, engagement, brand, and ROI. We elevate your institution.

30+ years serving higher education.160+ dedicated employees 35+ national marketing awards.

Our Leadership Team

Kathleen Cross, Ph.D

Executive Vice President, Strategy and Marketing

Dean Petrulakis

Senior Vice President, Business Development

Kent Kleiva

Senior Enrollment Consultant

Jerry Heitschmidt

Executive Vice President and Educational Recruitment Manager

Ketan Shah

Director of Agency Operations

Ashley Bartel

Project Manager and
Client Relationship Specialist

Nothing gets the job done like teamwork! That’s why we’ve assembled a superior team of specialists in recruitment strategy and execution. They know higher education inside and out and play a critical role in helping our partner colleges and universities succeed.

Our support team consists of more than 150 dedicated project managers, award-winning graphic designers and copywriters, technology experts, product research developers, production directors, database administrators, implementation specialists, and print-production experts.

These talented, experienced, and committed individuals ensure that your project is on time, on budget, and to your specifications—every time.

Upcoming Events

February 27, 2019
1-2 pm EST

Hot Topics in Higher Education: Boosting Productivity and Results: Maximizing the Enrollment/Marketing Relationship
Presented by Dr. Kathleen Cross, Executive Vice President at KelmscottEDU and Adjunct Professor in Bay Path University’s MS in Higher Education Administration Program
Register Here
March 31 – April 2, 2019
Saint Charles Convention Center
Saint Charles, MO
We will be exbiting. Hope to see you there!
April 7 – 9, 2019
Double Tree Downtown Omaha
Omaha, Neb.
Hope to see you at GRACAC

KelmscottEDU News

July 6, 2018
KelmscottEDU and Partners Honored with 22 National Marketing Awards Including Best in Show
March 13, 2018
Cleveland Institute of Art Wins Best in Show and Five Gold National Marketing Awards
March 15, 2017
KelmscottEDU Honored with Six National Educational Advertising Awards
February 21, 2017
Ohio Northern University Honored with Two National Awards in the 2016 Collegiate Advertising Awards Program
February 16, 2017
KelmscottEDU Receives Three 2016 National Collegiate Advertising Awards
December 7, 2016
KelmscottEDU Honored with Innovator of the Year Award
June 14, 2016
Buhl Press, Kelmscott Communications, and Rider Dickerson Merge to Create a Dynamic New Company Named Fuse