Admission Team

Get to know the Bates admission team! We look forward to connecting, whether you have a specific question or simply want to say hello! To browse by state or global region, please see our website here.

Deans and Counselors

Scott Alexander, Senior Associate Dean of Admission and Director of International Enrollment
Alaska; Hawaii
Asia (East, South, Southeast)
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Caroline Berlin, Assistant Dean of Admission Alabama; Delaware; Florida (Panhandle, Central Florida, Orlando, Tampa); Louisiana; Massachusetts (Lowell, Concord, Wellesley); Mississippi; New Jersey (Camden, Burlington, Jersey Shore, Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset, Mercer Counties); Oklahoma; Texas (Panhandle, South Plains, East Texas, Trinity Valley, Houston, Galveston, Dallas-Forth Worth)
Western Africa
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Admission head and shoulder portraitsAudrey BurnsAdmissionAssistant Dean of AdmissionLindholm HouseAudrey Burns ’17, Assistant Dean of Admission
Indiana; Kentucky; Michigan; New York (Western, Central, and Upstate; Brooklyn, Long Island, Rockland County, Staten Island, Westchester County); Ohio; Vermont
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Nathania François, Senior Assistant Dean of Admission and Assistant Director of Diversity Enrollment
California (Glendale, Pasadena, Long Beach, Covina, Orange County, San Diego, South Central Valley); Illinois; Iowa; Kansas; Massachusetts (Central and Western; Milton, Lexington, Waltham); Minnesota; Missouri; Nebraska; Wisconsin
Caribbean; Puerto Rico
Transfer applications
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Tyler Lussier, Associate Dean of Admission
Arizona; California (San Francisco, Marin, Northern California, East Bay, Peninsula, North Central Valley); Connecticut; Nevada; New Mexico; Utah
Africa (Northern); Middle East
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N. Elizabeth (Pinnie) McGonigle, Senior Associate Dean of Admission and Director of Communications
Colorado, New Hampshire, New Jersey (Northern); Pennsylvania 
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Jared H. Rivers, Senior Associate Dean of Admission and Director of Diversity Enrollment
California (Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Fernando Valley); Idaho; Massachusetts (Essex County); Montana; New York (Bronx, Queens); North Dakota; South Dakota; Wyoming
Asia (Central)
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Johanna Farrar Seltzer ’03, Senior Associate Dean of Admission and Director of Special Projects
Maine; Oregon; Washington
Africa (Eastern, Southern)
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C. Darryl Uy, Director of Admission
Massachusetts (Boston, Cambridge); New York (Manhattan)
Australia; Oceania 
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Nicole Villacres-Reyes, nvillacr@bates.eduAdmission Counselor Admission 207-786-6014 Lindholm House, Room 101Nicole Villacrés-Reyes, Assistant Dean of Admission
Arkansas; District of Columbia (DC); Florida (Broward, Martin, Palm Beach, Dade, Collier, Hendry, and Monroe Counties); Georgia; Maryland; Massachusetts (Cape Cod, South Shore); North Carolina; Rhode Island; South Carolina; Tennessee; Texas (El Paso, Austin, Central Texas, Gulf Coast, South Texas Valley, San Antonio); Virginia; West Virginia
Central America; South America
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Leigh WeisenburgerLeigh A. Weisenburger, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
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Office of Admission Staff

Shuja Mas Shuja Masood, Admission Data Analyst
Deborah Obptande, Admission Research Analyst and Information Systems Manager
Torey Reny, Admission Office Assistant, Campus Visitor Experience

Debbie Rioux, Admission Office Specialist
Margaret Galligan-Schmoll Margaret Galligan-Schmoll, Director of Admission Operations
Laurie A. Dube, Admission Office Assistant, Coordinator of Alumni Admission Engagement
Sherry St.Amant, Assistant to the Dean of Admission & Financial Aid, Office Manager