Daniel Chatham
Office
Casa Fuente Building 300C
Tel
(831) 647-4632
Email
dchatham@middlebury.edu

Daniel Chatham thrives on coaching students to find the right fit in their education and careers, and on helping nonprofit organizations and universities achieve growth and sustainability.

In higher education since 2001, he has worked primarily in enrollment management. In 2011, Chatham founded an education consultancy in Turkey that launched education and early career programs with universities, high schools, and individuals. Through coaching international students, he has seen firsthand international enrollment management practices at over 200 programs across 100 universities in 11 countries.

In South Korea, besides teaching Master’s courses on education policy implementation, learning assessment, leadership, and decision making, Chatham advised international students from Central and South Asia. He has also taught doctoral students in the Organizational Change and Leadership program of the University of Southern California.

Chatham has held leadership roles as Associate Dean of Namseoul University’s Global Education Institute, Director of Graduate Programs at the UC Riverside’s Anderson Graduate School of Management, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at the Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences, and Director of Admissions and Asian Marketing at UC San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy.

Chatham has presented at conferences including EducationUSA Triennial, NAFSA, and NAGAP. He has served on the boards of national nonprofits, startups, and educational organizations. Before entering the education sector, Chatham worked a global Fortune 500 firm as a financial analyst focused on resource stewardship and profitability.

Courses Taught

Course Description

This project-based course provides an opportunity for students to study the stages of program development as well as learn and practice assessment methods. Students put their learning into practice through creation of a program proposal and assessment plan and instruments.

Terms Taught

Spring 2021 - MIIS

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Course Description

International Education Marketing and Recruiting

This course introduces the fundamental essentials of marketing and recruiting as a managerial process. Students who complete the course will understand how to make decisions as managers in educational organizations responsible for defining and operating recruiting and marketing strategies according to their selected mission. This decision-making process includes understanding how to identify and evaluate target market opportunities, define and articulate a value proposition for an educational service, and develop a promotional strategy that takes into consideration competitors and price sensitivities of the target market.

Terms Taught

Spring 2021 - MIIS, MIIS Second Half of Term, Fall 2021 - MIIS, MIIS Second Half of Term, Fall 2022 - MIIS, MIIS Second Half of Term

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Course Description

Managing People and Resources in Cross-Cultural Context

This course prepares students to manage people and financial resources in programs, departments, or projects of moderate size and complexity. Course activities examine the complexities of staff and budget management in international and cross-cultural contexts. Specifically, students will learn about job description development, advertisement, inclusive selection processes, inclusivity, and ethics, managing remote teams, theory and practice of budgeting, and cost analysis. To manage resources effectively, managers must be able to establish trust, motivate staff, make difficult decisions, and communicate across cultural and organizational contexts. These critical skills are emphasized in this course.

Terms Taught

Spring 2021 - MIIS, MIIS First Half of Term, Spring 2022 - MIIS, MIIS Second Half of Term

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Course Description

Strategic Enrollment Management and Planning

This course introduces Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) and Planning (SEP) concepts and practices that may apply to university, language school, education abroad program, and similar settings. The course covers the foundations of selection processes, legal issues, financial aid, and student services throughout the student lifecycle from selection and enrollment to graduation or program completion.

Terms Taught

Spring 2022 - MIIS, MIIS Winter/J Term only

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Course Description

This project-based course provides students with an opportunity to apply international education theory and research to solve problems of practice using inclusive design in global education. Students identify, design, and prepare implementation and assessment of a global education project in partnership with an external learning partner. Project work draws comprehensively from core and elective IEM classes, specifically demonstrating good practices in international education program design and assessment. Students work individually or in small groups to develop an applied project with advisement from the course professor. Projects demonstrate human-centered design reflecting key needs, good practices, ethics and standards, and equity-minded approaches with feedback from field experts.

Terms Taught

Spring 2022 - MIIS, MIIS First Half of Term

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Course Description

Terms Taught

Fall 2021 Language Programs

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Course Description

Terms Taught

Fall 2021 Language Programs

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Areas of Interest

Chatham’s international education interests include management education for 21st century careers, leadership development, internationalization of universities, innovation in degree programs, and university collaboration. His broader interests also include organizational performance and sustainability in nonprofit and for profit organizations. Chatham also serves as reviewer for international journals of: Responsible Management Education, Teacher Education and Professional Development, and Online Pedagogy and Course Design.

Programs

Academic Degrees

Ed.D., Global Education, University of Southern California

MBA, Business Administration, Temple University, Pennsylvania

BBA, Finance, Temple University, Pennsylvania

Publications

Chatham, D. (Ed.). (2021). Advancing Online Course Design and Pedagogy for the 21st Century Learning Environment. IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-5598-9

Chatham, D. (2014). A Salutary Tale. QS Showcase-Asia, Middle East & Africa 2014. Published by QS Asia Quacquarelli Symonds Pte. Ltd. December 2013, Singapore.

Chatham, D. (2013). Marketing PhD Programs Application Quickstart Guide, Beaverton, OR: Insighture Media. 

Chatham, D. (2012). Putting it All Together: How to apply to Professional Science Master’s programs, Beaverton, OR: Insighture Media.

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