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Donette Stewart

Donette serves as the vice chancellor for Enrollment Services at the University of South Carolina Upstate. She has almost 30 years of experience in admissions and enrollment services. She is a USC Upstate graduate and has completed the Harvard Admissions Leadership Program and certification in enrollment management.

Donette plans and implements recruitment campaigns, new student orientation, scholarship programs, and high school dual enrollment, She develops and manages transfer agreements with partner schools, and tracks and manages the review of admissions processes and decisions of all student applicants. Donette serves as the primary lead for the student information system. 


  • B.S. in Business Administration - Marketing/Management, University of South Carolina Upstate
  • Higher Ed Graduate courses - University of South Carolina
  • Certificate in College Admission Leadership - Harvard University
  • Certificate in Strategic Enrollment Management, American Association of Registars and Admissions Officers


  • American Association of Collegiate Admissions Officers and Registars, member
  • Carolina Association of Collegiate Association of Collegiate Admissions Officers and Registars, member
  • National Association for College Admissions, member
  • South Carolina Higher Education Advisory, member
  • Spartanburg Community College Advisory Board, member
  • Association of International Educators, member
  • Leadership Spartanburg Graduate

Service and Awards

  • Doc Lindsay’s Award
  • Health Services Award
  • Who’s Who Professional Women Award
  • Student Advocate Award
  • State of South Carolina Service Award
  • Spartanburg Junior League, past member
  • Banner Implementation Project, Campus Lead
  • NCAA Division I Implementation Team, past member
  • NCAA Athletic Certification Committee
  • Student Services Committee
  • Spartanburg Academic Movement
  • Palmetto College Advisory Team