Admission Team

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Admission Deans and Counselors


Scott Alexander

Senior Associate Dean of Admission & Director of Communications and Marketing

salexan2@bates.edu

District of Columbia; Texas

East Asia; South Asia


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Audrey Burns ’17

Associate Dean of Admission

aburns3@bates.edu

Alabama; Arkansas; California (East Bay, Marin, North Central Valley, Peninsula, San Francisco); Iowa; Kansas; Louisiana; Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska; New York (Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Westchester County); Oklahoma

Europe


CeCe Camacho

Admission Counselor

ccamacho@bates.edu

Arizona; Colorado; Idaho; Massachusetts (Cambridge and Suffolk County); Montana; Nevada; New Mexico; Utah; Wyoming

Middle East; Northern Africa


Justin Fahey

Senior Associate Dean of Admission & Director of Strategic Planning

jfahey@bates.edu

Delaware; Maryland; Massachusetts (Lexington, Norfolk and Worcester Counties); New Hampshire; New York (Manhattan)

Western Africa


Admission Counselor Alec Morrissey photographed on July 14, 2021.

Alec Morrissey

Assistant Dean of Admission

amorriss@bates.edu

California (Glendale, Long Beach, Orange County, Pasadena, San Diego); Indiana; Ohio; Massachusetts (Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire Counties); Michigan; Minnesota; New York (Central, Upstate, Western, Long Island); Wisconsin


Jared H. Rivers

Senior Associate Dean of Admission & Director of Access

jrivers@bates.edu

California (Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Fernando Valley); Massachusetts (Essex County); New York (Bronx, Queens)

Australia and Oceania; Central Asia; South East Asia


Photographs taken on the Quad on July 12, 2021. 

Ryan, Abby

aryan2@bates.edu

Admission Counselor
Admission
207-786-6014
Lindholm House, Room G1

Abby Ryan ’21

Assistant Dean of Admission

aryan2@bates.edu

Florida; Georgia; Kentucky; Massachusetts (Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes, Nantucket, and Plymouth Counties); North Carolina; Rhode Island; South Carolina; Tennessee; Vermont; Virginia; West Virginia


Johanna Farrar Seltzer ’03

Senior Associate Dean of Admission & Director of Selection

jseltzer@bates.edu

Alaska; Hawaii; Maine; Oregon; Washington

Canada; Eastern and Southern Africa


Photographs taken on the Quad onJuly 8, 2021. 

Spir, Joe

jspir@bates.edu

Admission Counselor
Admission
207-786-6001
Lindholm House, Room 101

Joe Spir Rechani

Assistant Dean of Admission

jspir@bates.edu

Connecticut; Illinois; Pennsylvania; Puerto Rico

Caribbean; Central America; South America


Darryl Uy
Admission
Director of Admission

C. Darryl Uy

Director of Admission

duy@bates.edu

Massachusetts (Middlesex County: Concord, Lowell, and Wellesley); New Jersey; North Dakota; South Dakota


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Leigh A. Weisenburger

Vice President for Enrollment & Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

lweisenb@bates.edu


Office of Admission Staff


Amy Bouchard

Admission Office Assistant

abouchard@bates.edu


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Laurie A. Dube

Admission Office Assistant & Coordinator of Alumni Admission Engagement

ldube@bates.edu


Margaret Galligan-Schmoll

Margaret Galligan-Schmoll

Director of Admission Operations

mgalliga@bates.edu


Deborah Obptande

Information Systems Manager

dobptand@bates.edu


Debbie Rioux

Admission Office Specialist

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Sherry St. Amant

Assistant to the Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admission & Financial Aid & Office Manager

sstamant@bates.edu