Marlboro College

NewsPress Release -Marlboro College Welcomes New Admissions, Development Staff

MARLBORO, VT - Marlboro announces the addition of two new staff hires in its admissions and development offices. Marlboro welcomes assistant director of admissions Darcy Oakes and development office manager Patricia Cavanaugh.

Oakes, a native Vermonter and resident of Whitingham, recently earned her master's degree in higher education and student affairs from the University of Vermont. She has worked in higher education for the past five years in various capacities, including enrollment management and financial aid analysis. Oaks will replace Jamie Counsellor, who is stepping down to pursue graduate studies at Antioch New England Graduate School.

Cavanaugh, a resident of Halifax who has been working at The Persons School of Marlboro College in Brattleboro, has extensive experience in development and non-profit management. Past employers also include the Center for Living Democracy, the Organic Trade Association, and the Connecticut Valley Girl Scouts Council in Hartford, Connecticut. She replaces Tricia Theis, a Marlboro alumna who is leaving to attend architecture school in Boston.

Founded in 1946, Marlboro College offers undergraduate education in the liberal arts and, since 1997, graduate study focused in Internet technologies. Its 300 undergraduate students enjoy a 7:1 student-faculty ratio, a voice in governing the community, and individualized courses of study on a 300-acre campus in the hill of southern Vermont. Marlboro’s nearby Brattleboro-based Persons School features three master’s degree programs – Internet Strategy Management, Teaching with Internet Technologies, and Internet Engineering. The Brattleboro campus is located in the Marlboro College Technology Center, which brings together education and entrepreneurship, while offering technology resources to the community.

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