President's Message - OACAC

President’s Message

President’s Message

Candace_Boeninger_2012Welcome to OACAC! These are exciting times in our field—
even if the pace of change is a little unnerving—and OACAC members are hard at working making sure that students and their families have access to all the information and resources they need to make sound college decisions. As educators, we are poised to help facilitate a process that demystifies the college search and brings students closer to their goals. As professionals, we want to honor each student’s talents, achievements, and dreams, while exposing families to the broad landscape of higher education and each institution’s rich range of possibilities for the student’s future. Our work is important and fulfilling, and it’s FUN when we work together in partnership through this association! This work of OACAC—now 75 years strong!—draws out the best in each of us to illuminate paths for students. As you browse the site, I hope you will consider how you might get involved in OACAC’s various projects and events. Opportunities abound to help educate, advocate, connect, and prepare.

Are you a member of OACAC? If not, join today! The process is streamlined and simple. Membership affords many benefits, including access to professional development grants, networking opportunities, exclusive newsletters, OACAC-sponsored college fairs, and scholarship competitions for your students.

Already a member? Plug in! Committees are always seeking fresh perspective and energetic contributions from eager professionals like you. Browse the committee section and feel free to reach out directly to any of the chairs or to me, and we’ll work together to help find your niche in OACAC.

Have a suggestion about how to make OACAC even stronger and more prepared to serve? Please don’t hesitate to connect with me or any member of the executive board. We will look forward to working with you this year!


Candace J. Boeninger
Assistant Vice Provost for Enrollment Management
and Director of Undergraduate Admissions