|February 11, 2011
||News, Events, & Announcements for Andover Parents
Sean Logan Named Director of College Counseling
Sean Logan, former associate director of admission at Williams College, has been named director of college counseling at Phillips Academy, Andover. He will join the Academy July 1, 2011. In making the announcement, Barbara Chase stated, “Sean is a talented and experienced educational leader and his dedication to broadening educational access is consonant with Andover’s vision; we look forward to welcoming him into the Andover community.”
Sean brings more than 20 years of experience in college counseling and admission at both the independent school and college level. During his 11 years at Williams, he coordinated athletic recruiting, was the main liaison to the financial aid office, and oversaw international student admission. He has also worked in admission for Harvard and Stanford Universities and Occidental College and was the director of college counseling at The Bishop School in La Jolla, California, for six years. Additionally, Sean served two terms on the Board of Directors of Greylock ABC (A Better Chance) program, Williamstown’s branch of a national program which places promising students of color at the nation’s leading high schools, and partnered with a philanthropist to establish a college counseling program for low-income high school students in San Francisco.
Sean earned his undergraduate degree at Williams and holds a master’s degree in higher education administration from Stanford. He and his wife, Joy St. John, the director of admission at Wellesley College, have a young son.
Chase and Henson ’82 Team Up for Webcast Feb. 12
Live from Hollywood this Saturday, February 12, Phillips Academy will take center stage in a program to highlight Andover’s impact in a global community. Hosted at The Jim Henson Studios by Brian Henson ’82 and moderated by Head of School Barbara Chase, “Living and Learning in a Global Community” will feature a panel discussion and audience Q&A with participants from Andover to South Africa. The event will be streamed live online
from 6 – 7 p.m. (PST) 9 – 10 p.m. (EST)
Alumni and parents from the Los Angeles area have been invited to be part of the studio audience; all friends of Andover, however, may take part in the following ways:
- Watch the program live online
- Watch a recording of the program on demand (details to come)
- Send questions related to Andover’s global programming to LAglobal@andover.edu prior to or during the event.
PHOTO GALLERY: Phelps House Munch
The students from the Pine Knoll Cluster recently enjoyed the perfect winter break—a Phelps House Munch. In addition to enjoying the company of Head of School Barbara Chase in her own home, the students toasted marshmallows, made s’mores, and played Catch Phrase. View photos here