Friday, February 26, 2010

UI&U’s Brattleboro Academic Center Appoints New Director of Admissions


BRATTLEBORO, VT – Union Institute & University (UI&U), a non-profit, private university that offers degree programs designed for the busy adult, today announced that Diane Robinson has been appointed Director of Admissions for the Brattleboro Academic Center, BA Brattleboro Weekend, MA Counseling & Psychology, CAGS and PsyD programs.

“As the new admissions director for all Brattleboro programs, my goal is to continue to open our doors to the community, including hosting faculty lectures, films and discussions, open houses, visiting days, and other events featuring current learners and alumni,” said Robinson. “Union has been a solid presence in Brattleboro for many years and we would like to extend an invitation to community members to stop by and meet our admissions professionals. Our programs are an excellent fit for anyone seeking a local degree option.”

Prior to being hired by Union’s PsyD program in 2008, Robinson spent more than 15 years in international education, with a specialty in admissions, recruitment, and marketing for study abroad programs. She served as Associate Director of Admissions for SIT Study Abroad and, more recently, at the Boston University-accredited School for Field Studies. While at Community College of Vermont's Brattleboro Center, she spearheaded the design of their study abroad programs and taught film. Robinson holds masters and bachelors degrees from Keene State College.

Union Institute & University’s Brattleboro BA, MA and CAGS programs are located in the Vermont Agricultural and Education Center on Old Guilford Road. The PsyD program is based out of the Marlboro Graduate Center downtown. For more information or to schedule an appointment to hear about degree options and requirements, please call 257-9411.

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