Board of Directors

Board of Directors

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The Common Application's Board of Directors is comprised of leaders from the college admission counseling profession and at-large experts from outside the field, all of whom are united by a common thread — a passion for advancing college access on a global scale.

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Cynthia Archer
Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer (Retired)
Sunoco LP

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Lee Ann Backlund
Vice President for Enrollment Planning and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
Sewanee: The University of the South

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Assistant Vice Provost of Undergraduate Admissions, Orientation, and School Partnerships
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

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Timothy Brunold
Dean of Admission
University of Southern California

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Liz Dietz
Vice President of Student Strategy and Product Management
Workday

 

 

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Eric Furda
Dean of Admissions 
University of Pennsylvania

 

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Jeffery Gates
Senior Vice President for Student Life and Enrollment Management
Utica College

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Steve Hahn
Vice Provost for Enrollment Management
University of Wisconsin-Madison 

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Vice President, Business Strategy and Operations
Ellucian

 

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Ann Marano
College Bound Counselor
Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women's Leadership School (TX)

 

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Katy Murphy
Director of College Counseling
Bellarmine College Preparatory (CA)

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Karen Richardson
Dean of Admissions and Enrollment Management
Tufts University

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Dean of College Counseling
The Bolles School (FL)

 

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Robert Springall
Vice President for Enrollment Management 
Muhlenberg College

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Mitchell Thompson
Dean of Students
Scarsdale High School (NY)

Jenny Rickard
President & Chief Executive Officer
The Common Application

(Ex Officio)