Dr. Nicole Gibbs joined Academic Search as an associate consultant in June 2021. She is a strategic thought partner and will be responsible for assisting with a variety of searches. A visionary executive with a relentless commitment to student success and equity, she is a solution-oriented expert in strategic planning, enrollment management, and stakeholder engagement. Dr. Gibbs has served in several high-impact positions with various universities during her tenure in higher education. Previously, she served as Director of Undergraduate Admissions at North Carolina Central University, where she was responsible for recruitment, marketing, and operations. Gibbs also previously served as Vice Provost for Access and Enrollment Services at the University of the Virgin Islands. As Chief Enrollment Officer, her portfolio included responsibility for the Office of Recruitment and Admissions, Office of the Registrar, and Office of Financial Aid. Gibbs has over 18 years of experience in higher education, gained at institutions globally and domestically. She previously held higher education appointments at Broward College, Georgia Southern University, Ross University, and Georgia State University. Gibbs earned her Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from Clark Atlanta University, a Master of Education from Columbus State University, and a Bachelor of Science from Georgia Southern University. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, attending live music events, and participating in civic engagement opportunities as a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.