Shelagh Tomaino head shot

Dean of Graduate Admission

Department Admission

Mailing Address

Regis College

235 Wellesley Street
Weston, MA 02493


    Shelagh Tomaino is a results-oriented higher education professional with a solid record of accomplishment during her more than 25-year career in graduate and non-traditional recruitment and admissions. As a respected decision maker and manager, Shelagh supports and encourages Regis’ efforts to offer high quality graduate, certificate, and second-degree programs to a diverse student body.

    Prior to her role at Regis, Shelagh worked at several higher education institutions including Bentley University where she was actively involved in introducing and promoting one of the first live trading rooms on a northeast college campus. In addition, she led a team of admission professionals in recruiting for highly specialized graduate business programs both domestically and internationally. Shelagh has also taught career development courses at the University of Massachusetts Lowell (UML). She began her higher education career at UML, as well, where she helped launch the first Learning in Retirement Association and presented nationally on Evaluating Success of Learning in Retirement Programs. Shelagh also consulted for Babson College, and she has presented at several NAGAP (The Association for Graduate Enrollment Management) and NEAGAP (New England Chapter of Graduate Enrollment Management) conferences on topics related to improving admissions for returning adult learners, international recruitment at small institutions, and strategizing operations. Shelagh has been a member of several higher education organizations including the Boston MBA Consortium, NAGAP, NEAGAP, and GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council).


    Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Marketing, University of Notre Dame

    Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Finance, University of Massachusetts Amherst