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Stephanie Whitson

POSITION: Director of Graduate Admissions

DEPARTMENT: Graduate and Professional Recruitment

LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | SB 139

PHONE: (540) 432-4027


Stephanie joined EMU in October of 2020 as a Recruitment Specialist for the Office of Graduate and Professional Recruitment. Stephanie come to EMU with 12 years of experience in higher education, volunteer management and recruitment, and event planning. She is excited to grow with this brand new office and team. 

Stephanie waspreviously in the Office of Alumni Relations at James Madison University where she served as the Assistant Director for 10 years. She took on planning and implementing major alumni events such as Homecoming, reunions and their Alumni Awards Banquet. She has experience working with and recruiting volunteers for various event committees and programs. Two years prior to that, she worked as a Chapter Coordinator within the Alumni Office.

Stephanie is a graduate of James Madison University where she studied Hospitality and Tourism Management, majoring in Event Planning. She has called the Shenandoah Valley her home since coming to JMU for freshman year in 2002. 



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