Meet Our Admission Team

The Kalamazoo College Admission team travels the country and the globe to connect with students. Meet our admission team below, and feel free to call or email us. We are eager to talk with you!


Office of Admission
Kalamazoo College
1200 Academy Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49006-3295
phone 269.337.7166
toll free 1.800.253.3602
fax 269.552.5083


Director of Admission Suzanne Lepley

Suzanne Lepley

Director of Admission
Suzanne works with students from

  • Kalamazoo County, Michigan


Suzanne’s Bio

Rod Malcolm

Rod Malcolm

Senior Associate Director of Admission

Rod works with international students and coordinates all international recruitment.


Rod’s Bio

Andrew Grayson

Andrew Grayson

Senior Associate Director of Admission
Andrew works with students from

  • Alaska, Northern California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming

Andrew coordinates practices related to access and inclusion, including the Intercultural Fly-In program for admitted students.


Andrew’s Bio

Marcus Johnson

Marcus Johnson

Assistant Director of Admission
Marcus works with students from

  • Michigan – Allegan, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Hillsdale, Jackson, Lake, Lenawee, Mason, Missaukee, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Ogemaw, Ottawa, Roscommon, St. Joseph and Van Buren
  • Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Oklahoma and Tennessee 

Marcus also coordinates admission for transfer students.


Marcus’s Bio

Madelyn Betts

Madelyn Betts

Admission Counselor

Madelyn works with students from

  • Michigan – Alcona, Alger, Alpena, Antrim, Baraga, Benzie, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Crawford, Delta, Dickinson, Emmet, Gogebic, Grand Traverse, Houghton, Iosco, Iron, Kalkaska, Keweenaw, Leelanau, Luce, Mackinac, Manistee, Marquette, Menominee, Montmorency, Ontonagon, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Schoolcraft, Wexford
  • Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Southern Texas, Virginia, Washington, DC, West Virginia


Madelyn’s Bio

Samantha Choknumtumnukit

Samantha Choknumtumnukit

Admission Counselor
Samantha works with students from

  • Michigan – Washtenaw
  • Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Northern Texas and Vermont


Samantha’s Bio


Jacob Elliott

Jacob Elliott

Admission Counselor
Jacob works with students from

  • Michigan –Arenac, Bay, Clinton, Eaton, Genesee, Gladwin, Gratiot, Huron, Ingham, Lapeer, Midland, Saginaw, St. Clair, Sanilac, Shiawassee and Tuscola
  • Arizona, Southern California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah


Jacob’s bio


Shannon Milan

Shannon Milan

Assistant Director of Admission
Shannon works with students from

  • Michigan – Barry, Clare, Ionia, Isabella, Kent, Mecosta, Montcalm and Osceola
  • Florida, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin


Shannon’s Bio


Shelby Long

Shelby Long

Metro Detroit Regional Counselor
Shelby is based in the Metro Detroit area and works with students from

  • Michigan’s Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland and Wayne Counties


Alexandra Altman

Alexandra Altman

Chicago Regional Admission Counselor
Alexandra is based in the Chicago area

  • Illinois


Alexandra’s Bio

Sarah Matyczyn

Sarah Matyczyn

Guest Experience Coordinator

Sarah handles any questions about attending an Open House, Visit the Zoo program or other large events organized by the Office of Admission.


Sarah’s Bio