Sr Associate Director of Admissions, Gettysburg College
President, Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling
Mary Smith has been with Gettysburg College for 20 years, currently in the role of Senior Associate Director of Admissions. She coordinates recruitment for the Sunderman Conservatory of Music; manages both the alumni and parent admissions volunteer programs; and oversees the Operations Team and all Gettysburg recruitment travels. Mary’s territories have taken her across the country, but she now remains closer to home in PA as she has three adorable children! Throughout the years, she has presented on topics such as highly selective admissions; alumni/admissions volunteer programs, holistic review, college access, and professional development/staff training. She has worked with several summer programs as an advisor and college prep curriculum developer. Her background as a Gettysburg College alumna includes Business Management, Music and Elementary Education. Mary is proud to be an active part of PACAC (Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling) where she has severed in numerous leadership roles and is currently President of the organization. Outside of college admissions, Mary also serves her local community as Music Coordinator of St. Francis Xavier’s Catholic Church.