Lisa Starkey-Wood

Lisa Starkey-Wood Named as Hartwick College Director of Admissions

July 16, 2013

Hartwick has announced the appointment of Lisa Starkey-Wood as the College's Director of Admissions. She will assume her position on August 5, and will report to Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing David Conway.

At Hartwick, Starkey-Wood will oversee the Admissions Office, and will be involved in all aspects of the general admission process, including recruitment travel, interaction with prospective students and their families, interviewing, application review, and the selection of candidates.

Starkey-Wood comes to Hartwick from Keuka College, where she served as assistant director of admissions and administrative services since 2009. In this position, she managed Keuka's operating system transition and led the effort to build a new prospect management system in that transition. There, Starkey-Wood was also responsible for managing the customer relationship management tool, market research, training of all admissions and athletic staff, serving as liaison with project management and IT, maintaining all marketing and communications materials, creating email marketing campaigns, managing communications between faculty and Admissions regarding accepted students, and planning and executing all special events.

"From the J Term program to countless other hands-on learning experiences both within and outside of the classroom, Hartwick College has an outstanding reputation," said Starkey-Wood. "The faculty, staff and students I have met thus far are an impressive group of people who care deeply about what they do, and I look forward to becoming a part of this team."

Prior to her work at Keuka, Starkey-Wood served as Market Research Analyst with Market Metrics and as Advertising Consultant with Amphenol Aerospace and Industrial Operations.

magna cum laude graduate of Syracuse University with degrees in psychology and public relations, she holds a master's degree (summa cum laude), also from Syracuse, in advertising with a focus in marketing.

For additional information, contact Conway at or 607-431-4157.

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Hartwick College is a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,500 students, located in Oneonta, NY, in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Hartwick's expansive curriculum emphasizes an experiential approach to the liberal arts. Through personalized teaching, collaborative research, a distinctive January Term, a wide range of internships, and vast study-abroad opportunities, Hartwick ensures that students are prepared for not just their first jobs, but for the world ahead. A Three-Year Bachelor's Degree Program and strong financial aid and scholarship offerings keep a Hartwick education affordable.

Contact: Valerie Capullo
Phone: 607-431-4031