Arlene Wesley Cash served as the Vice President/Dean for Enrollment Management at a number of colleges and universities across the country and consulted with liberal arts and research institutions on the development of strategic enrollment plans and issues of diversity and access. As a first-generation student, Cash is a TRIO program graduate and served professionally and in a voluntary capacity with a number of Upward Bound programs. She has been an active member of the College Board, NACAC and AACRAO, serving on a number of national and regional boards and committees. A frequent presenter at conferences and professional meetings, she has authored and contributed to numerous articles on college admissions, student success programs, diversity in higher education and student debt. She earned her bachelor's degrees from Keuka College in Keuka Park, NY and a master's in philosophy at Kent State University.