“I am delighted to welcome Steven as a member of Sweet Briar’s senior staff,” President Parker said. “He brings a wealth of experience in higher education administration, including expertise in recruitment, financial aid and institutional research.”
Nape started his career at Gordon College in Barnesville, Ga., where he served as director of institutional research and director of enrollment services. In 2000, he moved to Randolph-Macon College, where he was director of admissions, then dean of admissions and financial aid. From 2009 to 2011, he served as vice provost for enrollment planning and management at Radford University. Nape comes to Sweet Briar from Enrollment Intelligence, an enrollment management consultancy where he worked as the managing vice president.
He holds a bachelor’s with a double major in philosophy and economics from the University of South Carolina, where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. He also received his Ph.D. in economics from USC.