Admissions Staff

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Derek Hartl

Vice President for Enrollment Management

Jeremy Reed

Director of Enrollment

Caroline Alba

Admissions Counselor

Works with prospective first-year students from central Iowa, Colorado, and New Mexico.

Daphne Barloon

Admissions Application Coordinator

Doreen Bidne

Administrative Assistant and Data Management Coordinator

Michael Elliott

Associate Director of Admissions

Works with prospective first-year students from Illinois, the greater Milwaukee area, and the eastern part of the United States, including Alabama, Connecticut, Washington, D.C., Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, and West Virginia.

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Mark Faldet

Associate Director of Admissions

Works directly with students from eastern Iowa, northwest Illinois, Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

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Kathy Ferrie

International Admissions Assistant

Jon Lund

Exec. Dir. Center for Global Learning and International Adm.

Works with international students and U.S. citizens living abroad.

Maria Morales

Admissions Counselor/Inclusive Recruitment

Works with prospective first-year students from western Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Kristin Padilla

Director of Admissions Operations

Misty Rathbun

Admissions Data Entry and Communications Assistant

Addie Sadler

Admissions Event Coordinator

Hannah Scheevel

Admissions Visit Coordinator

Julie Trytten

Assistant Director of Admissions

Works with prospective first-year students from Winneshiek County in Iowa, and works with all transfer students.

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Peder Smith

Admissions Counselor

Works with prospective first-year students from Minnesota (with the exception of the Twin Cities metro area) and North Dakota.

Jana Vorvick

Assistant Director of Admissions Music Recruitment

Works directly with students who are interested in music at Luther.

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