A Powerful Pledge:

How to Tip the Scales in Favor of Your College By Removing the Fear of Student Debt

Featuring guests:


Why watch the 30-minute webinar about Ardeo's Loan Repayment Assistance Programs (LRAPs)? 

  • Hear how MidAmerica Nazarene University in Kansas grew their enrollment 10% for the Fall 2020 class and the significant impact their custom-label LRAP – The Pioneer Pledge – has on students’ enrollment decisions.  
  • Learn how LRAPs can enhance your brand and differentiate your institution from others in your market. 
  • Get a quick overview of LRAP strategies and all of the information you need to make the first step to bringing the program to your campus! 

LRAPs are an enrollment tool that improves access and recruitment by providing students with this powerful promise: If income after graduation is modest, LRAPs will help them repay their federal student, private alternative and parent PLUS loans.  

"Out of all the vendors I’ve worked with over the years, the level of support and investment that [Ardeo has] provided without adding it to an invoice somewhere has been a dream."

- Drew Whipple, Associate Vice President for Enrollment, MNU


Dr. Jonathan Shores

Sr. Vice President of Client Service, Ardeo Education Solutions

Dr. Shores has spent over half of his life working in higher education and has experience helping institutions reach record levels of enrollment, working both with, and at, numerous colleges and universities. Prior to joining Ardeo, he worked as a Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing. He is a proud graduate of Campbell University’s Lundy-Fetterman School of Business with a Bachelor’s degree in Trust and Wealth Management and an MBA in Marketing. He went on to earn a PhD with studies focused on the most effective marketing and recruiting strategies to recruit prospective higher education students. Dr. Shores is a proud veteran of the United States Air Force, where he still serves in a reserve component as a Chief Master Sergeant, the highest enlisted rank in the Air Force.

Drew Whipple

Associate Vice President for Enrollment, MidAmerica Nazarene University

Drew Whipple has 13 years experience in higher education enrollment management. He currently serves as the Associate Vice President for Enrollment at MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kansas, and has been with MNU for 3 years. MidAmerica Nazarene University is located about 20 minutes from downtown Kansas City, and has a traditional student population of about 750 full-time students, offering 35+ majors and minors.

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