Grant L. Thatcher '82 has been named the director of admissions at Southern Vermont College in Bennington. He had served as associate director of undergraduate admission at Northwestern University for four years.
Thatcher's bachelor's degree from St. Lawrence is in biology. He also earned Master of Arts (1984)
and Master of Education (1985) degrees from St. Lawrence. "I was a tour guide at St. Lawrence, and I loved it," Thatcher said in a press release. "All through graduate school, I worked in the admissions office as my work-study job."
Thatcher has been in the admissions field for more than 20 years. Prior to his position at Northwestern, he had worked in the admissions and financial aid offices of Syracuse University, Hobart and William Smith Colleges and Clarkson University.
While an undergraduate, he was a member of the service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega and the Laurentian Singers.
Posted: September 11, 2008