Chief Enrollment Officer, Special Advisor to the President, & Senior Vice Chancellor
Satyajit Dattagupta began his tenure as chief enrollment officer, senior vice chancellor, and special advisor to the president in June of 2022. He leads the university’s diverse global recruitment and enrollment efforts into a new era for higher education.
He joined Northeastern after serving as senior vice president and dean of admissions at Tulane University in New Orleans. In Dattagupta’s six years at Tulane, he built the most diverse and academically strongest classes in the university’s history. Between 2008 and 2016, Dattagupta worked at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana; University of Rochester in Rochester, New York; and Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland. At each institution, he helped create recruitment, enrollment, and admissions practices that focus on students’ needs.
Dattagupta leads the strategy and execution of recruitment, enrollment, and retention for all learners at Northeastern. He oversees departments responsible for student recruitment, pricing and financial aid, admissions, and enrollment marketing and communications, and works closely with university colleagues to identify opportunities to support the university’s long-term enrollment growth, innovation agenda, and sustainability.