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Tim Rees

Dean of Enrollment

B.S., M.B.A., Ed.S., Ed.D., Liberty University


Dr. Tim Rees became Erskine’s Dean of Enrollment Management in 2018. In this role, he oversees the offices of financial aid and admissions and is responsible for enrollment strategy at Erskine College.  

Professional Experience 

Prior to his arrival in Due West, Dr. Rees led the resident admissions department at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., for 13 years. He earned endorsement as an enrollment management professional through the Strategic Enrollment Management program of the American Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO). 


Before his career change to higher education, Dr. Rees worked in the financial services industry for 11 years. During that time, he worked in personnel, project, and process management roles and earned designations in Six Sigma process improvement methodology, as well as his Certified Mail and Distribution Systems Management credential.  


Originally from Olean, New York, Dr. Rees entered the Marines directly out of high school and served for 10 years, with his final duty station in Greenville, South Carolina. During his time in military service, he earned meritorious promotion to the rank of Sergeant as well as several personal decorations including the Navy Commendation Medal and the Navy Achievement Medal. 


Though he started his post-secondary education later in life, he now holds A.A.S. degrees in business and education from Central Virginia Community College, as well as a B.S. in business management, an M.B.A. in executive leadership, and an Ed.S. and Ed.D. in educational leadership, all from Liberty University. 


Dr. Rees and his wife Cheryl have four children. Their three oldest children reside in various locations while their youngest lives with them in Greenwood, S.C., and attends Greenwood Christian School. 

Telephone: 864-379-6635
Location: Belk Hall: 314

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