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.

  

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

  

Shannon Cron
Assistant Dean of Admissions
Supports students from Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Missouri, some schools in Minnesota
507-786-3331
Tomson Hall 240

  

Gladys Cortes
Admissions Officer
Supports students from Iowa, Nebraska, 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
507-786-3775
Tomson Hall 230

 

Jenny Howenstine
Associate Dean of Admissions, Director of International Recruitment
Supports International students, 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

 

Maggie Matson Larson
Associate Director of Marketing and Admissions
Supports students from California, Hawaii, and Wyoming
507-786-3748
Tomson Hall 222

 

Dr. Reginald Miles
Associate Dean of Admissions and Director of Multicultural Recruitment
Supports students from Arizona, City of Chicago, Southern and Western Illinois, New Mexico, Nevada, and Minnesota
507-786-3937
Tomson Hall 242

  

Emily Oberto
Assistant Dean of Admissions
Supports students from the city of Chicago and Northern Illinois; Minnesota (Northfield and Faribault)
507-786-3446
Tomson Hall 225

 

Katie Payne
Admissions Officer
Supports students from Michigan, North Dakota, South Dakota and northern Minnesota
507-786-3093
Tomson Hall 244

 

Ben Pelegano
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, 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 Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, and Washington
507-786-3306
Tomson Hall 227