Department: Enrolment Services
Bilynda Whiting is the Director of Enrolment Services here at Cape Breton University. Bilynda holds a Masters of Education in Post Secondary Studies from Memorial University. Originally from Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, recently returned to Cape Breton to work for Cape Breton University. She has over 20 years work experience in Post Secondary Education and has worked in the areas of Academic Advising, Enrolment, Student Retention, Student Persistence, Staff Development and Career Development. She oversees four departments including Domestic Recruitment, International Recruitment, Student Financials and Process Operations (Admissions and Registration). Throughout her career in higher education, she has been involved in the implementation of systems and processes to improve the student experience. Bilynda has also served as former President Elect, President and Past President of the Atlantic Association of College and University Student Services (AACUSS) and various other roles on the executive.
Student Retention and Persistence