William Bisset

Vice President for Enrollment Management, Admissions

William Bisset has held the office of vice president for enrollment management at Manhattan College since 2004, and was formerly assistant vice president for enrollment management. As the chief enrollment officer at the College, he has helped lead recruitment and retention and has played a vital role in developing and implementing the annual strategic plan. In doing so, he has helped increase the applicant pool by 94 percent, increase undergraduate enrollment by 35 percent and improve the quality of entering classes by an average of 180 SAT points. Bisset is also a member of the Board of Trustees at the Cornelia Connelly Center in New York City, a school that empowers young women at risk to realize their full potential from middle school through college and beyond.

Bisset also worked as dean of admissions and financial aid at Manhattan for four years, and prior to that, served as director of admissions at Assumption College in Massachusetts.  

Bisset earned a B.A. from Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire and an M.Ed. from the University of Massachusetts with a focus on educational administration, policy and planning. He holds a Ph.D in Higher Education Leadership, Management and Policy from Seton Hall University.