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Vice President and Executive Support

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Roger J. Thompson

Dr. Roger J. Thompson is the vice president for Student Services and Enrollment Management for the University of Oregon. He is responsible for services that contribute to enhancing the student experience, recruitment, retention, and graduation. His portfolio also includes providing online and continuing education for the community. During his tenure, enrollment at the University of Oregon has reached record levels for total enrollment, academic quality, diversity, and freshmen-to-sophomore retention rates.

A native Oregonian, Roger served in similar positions at Indiana University and the University of Alabama prior to joining the UO. He earned his doctorate in higher education policy and administration from the University of Southern California. Currently, Roger serves on the board of Special Olympics Oregon.

Email Ceara Wilson, Executive Assistant at ssem@uoregon.edu


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Ceara Wilson

Ceara Wilson is Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Student Services and Enrollment Management. She provides executive-level support to the Vice President. Ceara joined the University of Oregon in 2014 as an administrative assistant in University Health Services and soon thereafter became the Executive Assistant and administratively supported the executive director.

Ceara is a native Oregonian and has a BA in music from the UO with a focus in vocal performance. When not at work, Ceara and her husband try to keep up with their two sons, and love watching them play soccer. She enjoys music, traveling, eating delicious food, spending time with close friends and family and watching sports.


SSEM Leadership Team

Associate Vice President, Director of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships

Email Michael Thompson, Executive Assistant

Assistant Vice President, Executive Director of University Health Services

Email Ceara Wilson, Executive Assistant

Assistant Vice President, Chief of Staff

Email Abigail Erwin, Executive Assistant

Assistant Vice President, Director for University Housing

Email Celeste Blythe, Executive Assistant

Assistant Vice President, University Registrar

Email Kaira Chandler, Executive Assistant

Assistant Vice President, Director of Admissions

Email Veronica Ramos Aguilar, Assistant Director

Assistant Vice President, Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing

Email Abigail Erwin, Executive Assistant

Continuing and Professional Education

Executive Director

Associate Director of Conference Services

Assistant Director of Continuing Education

SSEM Central Office

Assistant Vice President, Chief of Staff

Email Abigail Erwin, Executive Assistant

Director of Research

Director of Budget and Financial Administration

Office of Admissions

Assistant Vice President, Director of Admissions

Email Veronica Ramos Aguilar, Assistant Director

Senior Associate Director for Admissions Operations

Senior Associate Director for Recruiting and Administration

Associate Director International Recruitment

Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships

Associate Vice President, Director of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships

Email Michael Thompson, Executive Assistant

Senior Associate Director

Associate Director of Advising

Associate Director for Scholarships

Associate Director for Operations

Strategic Communications and Marketing

Assistant Vice President, Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing

Email Abigail Erwin, Executive Assistant

Associate Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing

Assistant Director

Assistant Director

Assistant Director for Digital Strategy

University Health Services

Assistant Vice President, Executive Director of University Health Services

Email Ceara Wilson, Executive Assistant

Medical Director

Director, University Counseling Center

Director for Finance and Business Operations

Director for Health Initiatives

Director for Ancillary Services

Assistant Director and Clinic Special Programs Dir

Assistant Director, Education and Prevention Outreach Director

Assistant Director, Training Director

University Housing

Assistant Vice President, Director for University Housing

Email Celeste Blythe, Executive Assistant

Associate Director for University Housing and Director of Dining Services

Director of Promotions and Recruitment

Director of Housing Facilities Services

Director for Residence Life and Educational Initiatives

Office of the Registrar

Assistant Vice President, University Registrar

Email Kaira Chandler, Executive Assistant

Director of Technology, Associate Registrar for Technology

Associate Registrar for Operations

Student Orientation Programs

Director of Student Orientation Programs

Assistant Director for Visit Programs

Assistant Director of Orientation Programs

University Testing Center

Testing Center Director