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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




national marketing
awards in 3 years



Our Leadership Team

Kathleen Cross, Ph.D

Executive Vice President

Kent Kleiva

Senior Enrollment Consultant

Jerry Heitschmidt

Vice President and Educational Recruitment Manager

Ketan Shah

Director of Operations

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

NACAC National Conference 2019
September 26- 28, 2019
Kentucky International Convention Center
Louisville, KY

KelmscottEDU News

June 20, 2019
KelmscottEDU and Technolutions Partner to Bring Print to Slate CRM
March 15, 2019
KelmscottEDU wins 57 National Marketing Awards for University Partners
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