John W. Young began his new position as director of admissions at Hobart and William Smith Colleges on July 5.
Young will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive plan to attract, recruit and enroll a diverse and talented student body. In addition, he is responsible for hiring and training of staff, budget management and oversight of the admissions candidate selection process.
He was formerly director of admissions at Skidmore College and, prior, served on Colgate University's admission staff. He holds a B.A. in history from Colgate and has done additional graduate work at the University of Albany.