Professional Background

Bowdoin B.A. 1964
Harvard M.B.A. 1967

Work Experience:
-One year in advertising (Grey Advertising in NYC)
-Seven years in college admissions (Bowdoin College and Ohio Wesleyan University)
-32 years writing admissions and fund-raising materials for colleges and schools throughout the U.S. (Barton-Gillet, Treadwell-Maguire, Treadwell Associates)
-Six years writing articles and profiles for college and school alumni magazines

Writing Highlights

  • Written admissions and fund-raising materials for over 150 schools and colleges throughout the U.S., from Harvard to the Community College of Baltimore, from Bowdoin to Lewis and Clark, from Antioch to The Citadel, from the University of California to the University of Maine
  • Written over 30 articles and profiles for a dozen colleges and schools, including Bowdoin College, Brown Medical School, Colby College, Connecticut College, Deerfield Academy, Fordham University, Lake Forest College, Mercersburg Academy, Phillips Andover Academy, Roanoke College, Sarah Lawrence College, and St. Timothy’s School
  • Published in the Chronicle of Higher Education (back page twice); CASE Currents; NACAC Journal; Yankee Magazine; Parade Magazine; Africa Week; and several newspapers

-“Won” a poetry contest on the NPR show “Here and Now” and read poems on the air

-Co-authored “The History of Mere Point Maine”

-Working on a biography of Kate Ireland, a pioneering woman leader in the non-profit realm