Your admission counselor is available to you during every step of the admission process.

Find your counselor based on the location of the high school you attend at the time of graduation. If you attend a boarding school, select the location of that boarding school, not the location of your permanent residence.

If you do not see your area listed, please complete Request Information form and your request will be routed to the correct counselor.

Lee Ann Backlund, Dean of Admission & Financial Aid

When she is not at work, you can find Lee Ann enjoying a morning run on the trails or a walk out to Green's View.

Taylor Baird, C'15, Assistant Director of Admission

Taylor's territories include: Colorado, Georgia (excluding Metro Atlanta), Central and South Florida, and North Carolina. When you visit: Taylor recommends that you stop by Stirling's Coffee House for a specialty coffee or sandwich!

Lisa Burns, Associate Dean of Admission‌

Lisa's territories: Hawaii, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Washington, West Virginia, and home-schooled applicants. When you visit: Lisa recommends that you walk to the Blue Chair in the Village and have a fruit tea.

Sarah Butler, Associate Director of Admission

Sarah's territories: Connecticut (Fairfield County), Middle Tennessee (Nashville area), New York, Northern California. When you visit: Sarah recommends that you see Morgan's Steep, Lake Cheston, and the University Farm along a 2.5-mile loop.

Ryan Cassell, Director of Admission

Territories: Alaska, Arizona, Southern California, Idaho, Iowa, Montana, Middle Tennessee (Franklin, Coffee, Grundy, and Marion counties), Nevada, New Mexico, North Florida, Utah, Wyoming. When you visit: Ryan recommends that you walk through the Quad at dusk to see the setting sun shine through the Chapel windows.

Richard Milby, C'15, Assistant Director of Admission

Territories: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, D.C. When you visit: Richard recommends that you check out the view from Proctor's Hall.

Curtis Johnson, C'14, Senior Assistant Director of Admission

Territories: Arkansas, Georgia (Metro Atlanta area), Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, and West Tennessee (Memphis area). When you visit: Curtis recommends that you walk out to see historic Hardee-McGee Field at Harris Stadium, the oldest collegiate football field in the South.

Tim Neil, C'13, Senior Assistant Director of Admission

Territories: Connecticut (excluding Fairfield County), international students, Massachusetts, Maine, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont. When you visit: Tim recommends that you try the Caldwell Rim Trail.

Ryan Poole, C'17, Admission Counselor

Territories: Alabama, Michigan, Mississippi, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Carolina, South Dakota, East Tennessee (Chattanooga and Knoxville areas), Wisconsin and Transfer Students. When you visit: Ryan recommends that you take a jog from Montgomery Field out to KA point and back.