College Announces New Director of Admissions

Tara EvansFranklin College has announced the appointment of Tara S. Evans as director of admissions at the college.

Evans comes to Franklin from Purdue University, where she has served as the associate director of admissions, Indianapolis since 2012.  She began working at Purdue in 2009 as the senior assistant director of admissions, Indianapolis. She also previously worked as an admissions counselor at Butler University and Hanover College, as well as gained valuable experience at Employ Indy and the Indianapolis mayor’s office.

She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from Hanover College, a Master of Public Affairs in non-profit management from Indiana University, Indianapolis, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in higher education leadership from Indiana State University.

“I am incredibly excited that Tara Evans will be joining Franklin College to lead the admissions team,” said Franklin College Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Kate Coffman. “If you have been in the admissions field for any time, you know and respect Tara. Her strategic thinking, strong relational skills, experience at a diverse group of higher education institutions, involvement in the community and passion for helping students access and succeed in college is unmatched. The search committee had an incredible pool of strong candidates, but the committee agreed Tara brought a vision, professionalism and drive that will ensure Franklin College accomplishes our five-year strategic enrollment plan.”

Evans will begin working at the college on August 3, 2017.

(Posted July 10, 2017)


POSTED Jul 10, 2017