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The admissions office at Salem specializes in making the process informative and individualized.

Admissions Staff

If you believe that Salem College is the best place for YOU to shine, we encourage you to apply for admission. We are looking for young women who display strengths in academics, community involvement, extracurricular activities and special areas such as the arts or athletics.

The hours for the Admissions Office are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday by appointment only. Our phone number is 1-800-32-SALEM (1-800-327-2536). If you leave a message, it will be promptly returned.

Admissions counselors are assigned to various areas of the country (and international students, as well!). Your admissions counselor is the one assigned to the state or country in which you live. To learn more about her, click on the appropriate link below:



Kathy Marakas Barnes

Associate Dean of Admissions

Jessica Cecil Rogers

Assistant Dean of Admissions - Central NC and international

Shari White Dallas

Director of Transfer Recruitment and Special Events

Krystyna A. Martin

Admissions Counselor - TX, RI, MA, OH, DE, PA, CA, IL

Kathy McAdams

Office Systems Manager

Linda Pritchard

Receptionist/ Administrative Assistant

Anna Rucker

Admissions Counselor - Western NC and SC

Mary Ivey Stewart

Admissions Counselor - Eastern NC, KY, TN

Erin VanBuskirk

Admissions Counselor - VA, WV, MD, NJ, NY, CT, DC

Katherine Knapp Watts

Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

Jean Williams

Administrative Assistant


Tereena Bryan

Senior Fellow

Xiomara Villatoro

Senior Fellow