Admissions Officers

A Personal Touch

A Personal Touch

At St. Olaf, we pride ourselves at providing a high level of personal attention. We believe that the better we get to know you, the better we will be at helping you determine whether St. Olaf is a good fit.
Don’t know who to talk to?  Feel free to contact any of our admissions team members. Everyone is ready to help.

 

Seda Bagiryan
Admissions Officer
Supports students from Illinois
507-786-3452
Tomson Hall 220

 

Molly Boes Ganza
Associate Dean of Admissions
Fine Arts
Supports Fine Arts Students (Music, Art, Theater, Dance), Arts-focused high schools
507-786-3297
Hall of Music 245b

 

Roy Cady-Kimble
Assistant Dean of Admissions
Supports students from Idaho, Iowa, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, and northern Minnesota schools
507-786-3302
Tomson Hall 220

 

Jordan Castillo
Assistant Dean of Admissions
Supports students from Washington DC, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Minnesota (southern Twin Cities metro)
507-786-3455
Tomson Hall 220

  

Shannon Cron
Senior Assistant Dean of Admissions
Supports students from Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Utah, and some schools in Minnesota
507-786-3331
Tomson Hall 240

 

Gladys Cortes
Assistant Dean of Admissions
Supports students from Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas, Wisconsin, southern Minnesota, and transfer students
507-786-3305
Tomson Hall 225

 

Chris George
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Supports Admissions and financial aid operations and leadership; students from New Mexico
507-786-3775
Tomson Hall 230

 

Jonah Herzog
Admissions Officer
507-786-3093
Tomson Hall 225

 

Jenny Howenstine
Associate Dean of Admissions, Director of International Recruitment
Supports International students and domestic students living abroad
507-786-3813
Tomson Hall 222

 

Michael Kyle
Vice President for Enrollment and College Relations
Division operations and leadership
507-786-3300
Tomson Hall 21A

 

Stacey Longwich-Kleiss
Associate Dean of Admissions, Athletics
Supports students from Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota (Twin Cities northern and western metro)
507-786-3446
Tomson Hall 225

 

Dr. Reginald Miles
Associate Dean of Admissions and Director of Multicultural Recruitment
Supports students from California, Hawaii, and Minnesota
507-786-3937
Tomson Hall 242

 

Ben Pelegano
Senior Assistant Dean of Admissions
Supports students from Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Minnesota (eastern Twin Cities Metro)
507-786-3426
Tomson Hall 239

  

Jill Sauber
Associate Dean of Admissions
Supports students from Alaska and Minnesota (Western Twin Cities Metro Schools and Minneapolis and Southwest Suburbs Schools)
507-786-3304
Tomson Hall 241

 

David Wagner
Director of Admissions
Supports students from Illinois, Oregon and Washington
507-786-3306
Tomson Hall 227