Melanie Hayden Glover


Melanie Hayden Glover is Associate Director of Multicultural Recruitment in Undergraduate Admissions at Ohio University (Athens, OH). Prior to her position at Ohio University, Melanie was the Special Assistant for Pre-College/Pipeline Initiatives reporting to the Assistant Provost and Director for Academic Support Programs at Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, Virginia). Much of her research focuses on admissions policies and practices in higher education and those factors that influence the undergraduate and graduate school choice process for students of color. Melanie is a member of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), the American Educational Research Association (AERA), National Association of College Admission Counseling (NACAC), and Sisters of the Academy (SOTA) Institute ( Melanie earned her PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Virginia Tech, an M.A.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Affairs also from Virginia Tech, and a B.B.A. in Marketing from James Madison University (Harrisonburg, Virginia).