David Anderson – Director of Admission

Originally from Queens, New York, David Anderson joined the Kalamazoo College Office of Admission in 2003. He holds a B.A. in Management from Hartwick College and an M.S. in Higher Education Administration from Syracuse University and has worked at four different colleges and two independent schools throughout his career. He and his wife appropriately refer to their relationship as a “Higher Ed Marriage,” as she is the Vice President of Student Affairs at Western Michigan University. They share their home with a golden retriever named Angel and three fish tanks, including a coral reef tank, as David has been an aquarist for over 40 years. David is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and the Michigan Association for College Admission Counseling (MACAC). He has been a runner for over 35 years and has completed four marathons; he also enjoys landscaping, water gardening, and watching Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

Favorite college memory:  Convocation

What makes Kalamazoo College Zoonique?  The K-Plan

Advice for prospective students:  Be open-minded