Kathy Fox

Assistant Dean of Enrollment Management

(315) 443-1962

Kathy Fox is the Assistant Dean of Enrollment Management at the College of Law. In this role, she is responsible for developing enrollment goals and financial aid strategies. This includes developing, modeling, and analyzing data to predict entering class profiles, reviewing applications for admission and rendering final decisions while ensuring admissions activities are in compliance with ABA standards and applicable federal and state laws. Fox also works in conjunction with the Director of Graduate and Law Financial Aid to manage financial aid and provide strategic leadership including planning, executing, and assessing comprehensive recruitment plans for the law school’s JD programs. She also supervises the Admissions staff, providing direction and instruction for efficient, high-quality, and accurate operations and services. 

Fox was the Assistant Dean of Admissions at Wayne State University Law School from 2016 to 2023. In that position, Fox led an operation that yielded in each year of her tenure a more highly credentialed and diverse class than the previous year. She joined Wayne Law in 2009 as director of employer development in the Career Services office. 

From 2002 to 2009, she was deputy director of the Office of Career and Professional Development at Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, MI. Before that role, Fox worked as an associate at Haliw Siciliano & Mychalowych in Farmington Hills, MI, and as a law clerk to Senior Judge E. Anne McKinsey of the Hennepin County District Court in Minneapolis. 

Fox earned a J.D. from what is now Mitchell Hamline School of Law in 1998, the same year she also earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of St. Thomas – Opus College of Business. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the University of Wisconsin in Oshkosh.