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Meet our Counselors

KU Admissions


Laura Fahy-Leo, Interim Director of Admissions
B.A. in Speech Communication, minor in Public Relations
Kutztown University
M.Ed. Student Affairs in Higher Education
Kutztown University

Why I Love Kutztown - Our incredible student body.
Why I Chose Admissions - I have a passion for working with students and I enjoy being a part of their success.
Professional Memberships - PACAC, NACAC

Phone: 610.683.4060 E-mail: fahyleo@kutztown.edu


Irma Aguirre

Irma Aguirre, Assistant Director of Admissions/Latino School and Community Liaison
B.A. in Education with Special Education certification
DeSales University

M.Ed. Student Affairs in Higher Education
Kutztown University


Why I Love Kutztown - We serve the largest Latino population in the PASSHE system.
Why I Chose Admissions - I wanted to help students in need.
Professional Membership - PACAC, NACAC

Phone: 610.683.4796  E-mail: aguirre@kutztown.edu
Recruitment Area - Berks, Lehigh, Northampton


Jory Wamsley

Jory Wamsley, Assistant Director of Admissions
B.A. English: Professional Writing, minor in Public Relations
Kutztown University
Master of Liberal Arts
Lock Haven University
Master of Library Science
Kutztown University

Why I Love Kutztown - KU has so much to offer! Academics are strong, there are active student organizations, and a community atmosphere. The town offers rich heritage, scenic countryside, and is also close to major cities. You get it all at KU!
Why I Chose Admissions - I was a student worker in the Career Development Center at KU, and I knew that I wanted to work on a college campus from that point forward. I love working in undergraduate admissions because of the contagious energy and excitement high school students have about taking that next step and becoming college students.
Professional Membership - PACAC, NACAC

Phone:
610.683.4054 E-mail: wamsley@kutztown.edu
Recruitment Area - Select high schools in Lehigh County, and transfer student recruitment


Jim Garraway

James Garraway, Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions
B.A. Mass Communication
Lock Haven University
M.Ed. Student Affairs Administration
Kutztown University

Why I Love Kutztown - Kutztown is committed to providing students and staff with opportunities to further their education and grow their careers.
Why I Chose Admissions - I enjoy working with students and providing them with the resources they need to succeed. I also love the atmosphere of higher education.
Professional Memberships: PACAC, NACAC, NACE

Phone: 610.683.4787 E-mail: garraway@kutztown.edu
Recruitment Area
 - Transfer student recruitment


Joni Klopp

Joni Klopp, Assistant Director of Admissions
B.S. Public Administration, minors in Political Science & Speech Communication
Kutztown University

M.Ed., Higher Education Administration
Tiffin University (OH)

Why I Love Kutztown - The diverse student body and a plethora of opportunities for all.
Why I Chose Admissions - As a student, I was a tour guide in KU Admissions for 3 years and fell in love with the process. I truly enjoy assisting students as they navigate the college search and application process and ultimately, helping them achieve their goals.  
Professional Membership - PACAC

Phone: 
610.683.4056 E-mail:  klopp@kutztown.edu
Recruitment Area -
Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, and York Counties


Elyse Levandowski

Elyse R. Levandowski, Assistant Director of Admissions
B.A. in Theology

DeSales University
M.Ed. Student Affairs in Higher Education (in progress)
Kutztown University


Why I Love Kutztown - Kutztown is a beautiful campus and it reminds me a lot of my alma mater.  I keep saying how much I wish I considered Kutztown when I was looking - I would have loved to come here!

Why I Chose Admissions - I really enjoy working with students in their high school to college transition.  College was such a wonderful time in my life where I experienced a lot of personal, professional, and academic growth.  I want to be able to give students the same experience, and I know Kutztown can provide that.
Professional Memberships - PACAC, NJACAC

Phone -
610.683.1319 E-mail - levandow@kutztown.edu

Recruitment Area - Bucks and Montgomery Counties


Baron Vanderberg

Baron Vanderburg, Assistant Director of Admissions/Multicultural Recruiter
B.A. Public Administration
East Stroudsburg University

M.Ed., Student Affairs in Higher Education (in progress)
Kutztown University

Why I Love Kutztown - The location is perfect! This is a beautiful campus, with great programs, within arm's reach to 2 great regional cities, and not too far away from NYC and Philadelphia as well!

Why I Chose Admissions - I love helping students get to the "next level"!
Professional Memberships - PACAC, NACAC, NASPA 

Phone - 
610.683.4868 E-mail - vanderburg@kutztown.edu
Recruitment Area - Chester, Delaware, and Philadelphia Counties, and the state of Delaware 

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Tim Hahn

Timothy W. Hahn, Admissions Recruiter
B.S. Elementary and Special Education; Theatre Minor
East Stroudsburg University
M.Ed. Student Affairs in Higher Education (in progress)
Kutztown University 


Why I Love Kutztown - Kutztown is a gorgeous campus; the location is great - halfway point between 2 regional cities. Excellent academics and involved and passionate student body! What's not to love?  

Why I Chose Admissions - I've always known that I wanted to work in some form of education. I started in admissions as a campus tour guide, and from that point, I knew I was going to make a career out of Admissions. I love working with people and sharing my college experience to inspire others. It's so rewarding!

Professional Membership - PACAC, NACAC, NJACAC, CRLA

Phone - 610.683.4053 E-mail  - hahn@kutztown.edu
Recruitment Area - Carbon, Columbia, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, and Schuylkill, Wayne, Wyoming, Counties, and Long Island, NY

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Albert Metz

Albert Metz, Admissions Recruiter 
B.S.B.A. Marketing
Kutztown University
Master of Business Administration
Kutztown University

Why I Love Kutztown - My education here shaped me into the man I am today.  I was fortunate enough to play on the nationally ranked rugby team and meet my wife.  The possibilities are endless and KU will help you achieve them. 
Why I Chose Admissions - I worked as a tour guide in my undergraduate years and realized that a career in higher education was possible for me.  I enjoy helping students and families understand the admissions process and successfully furthering their education. 
Professional Membership - PACAC

Phone:
484.646.5812 E-mail: metz@kutztown.edu
Recruitment Territory - New Jersey