About the Dean

Lee Coffin has served as Dean of Undergraduate Admissions & Enrollment Management at Tufts since 2003.  Prior to Tufts he was Dean of Admission at Connecticut College from 1995 to 2001, where he also held concurrent appointments as Vice President for Enrollment (1998 to 2001) and Acting Vice President for Public Affairs (2000-01).  Dean Coffin held the Millet Chair in Admissions at Milton Academy from 2001-03 and also served administrative appointments in advancement at Trinity College and freshman advising at Harvard College.  In addition to his work in admissions, Dean Coffin is an adjunct lecturer on education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where he teaches a seminar entitled “Principles & Policy Issues of College Admissions.” He earned a B.A. with Honors in History from Trinity College and an Ed.M. in administration, planning and social policy from Harvard University.

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4 responses to “About the Dean

  1. Amanda Frimpong

    Love your site…after reading it i have seen there is no need to be afraid. Jan 1st is almost here..then May[keeping my finger crossed] Hope to see myself in the fall of 2009! Gud job Dean Coffin =]

  2. Harry Segal

    Thanks for all the heartwarming tips and
    headdesking witticisms, Dean Coffin. It really does brighten my day to come across a dean who is everything but an ivory tower elitist. Keep up the great work, and hopefully I’ll see you in a few months!

  3. Grace Liu

    I’d just like to say – I really enjoy reading your blogs! They’re nice & easy, fun reads (though perhaps I’ve stumbled upon them a bit late) and it’s refreshing to see it come straight from the Dean! Thanks!

  4. Muhammad Danial Khan

    Although I have been late in reading these blogs, but they are just too good.Reading your blogs, I felt as if I was an active participant in the admission process.
    Cheers.

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