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Meet the Admission Staff

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The admission staff is here to help. E-mail or call with any questions or to request information. Visit our map to find the admission counselor who covers your corner of the world and when they will be in your area.

Paul Steenis, Vice President for Enrollment, Dean of AdmissionPaul Steenis
Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admission

"Opening minds, fulfilling dreams, changing lives -- Knox provides a world class education to a great group of students. The admission staff and I want to share with you all that Knox has to offer. Think you might be right for Knox? Talk with us!"

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Education
B.A., Knox College, Philosophy, Economics and Business Administration

Contact

800-678-KNOX (Toll-free) or 309-341-7145
psteenis@knox.edu


JoshJoshua Ferchau
Director of International Student Services and Admission

"There is no skill in life more valuable than learning to develop your own ideas and think for yourself. At Knox, you'll have access to incredible teachers who will push you to do exactly that, and you'll achieve things you've never dreamed."

Recruitment Area
Students Outside the United States
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Education
B.A., Knox College, Political Science, Dance

Contact
800-678-KNOX (Toll-free) or 309-341-7136
jferchau@knox.edu
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DeVone Eurales DeVone Eurales
Associate Director of Admission

"Knox prides itself on being a community of scholars that form true friendships. Everyone is important, from the president to the newly enrolled first-year students. At Knox, we all respect each other as individuals and treat one another as equals. So if you see me on campus or at a college fair, I’m not Mr. Eurales. Call me DeVone."

Recruitment Area
Southern California
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Education
B.S., Illinois College, Business Administration, Sociology

Contact
800-678-KNOX (Toll-free) or 309-341-7147
deurales@knox.edu


DJ Menifee

Delorean "DJ" Menifee
Associate Director of Admission

"At Knox, it's about challenging yourself, your peers, and the faculty to impact the world. We provide a true global experience in a great community where each voice matters. We will invest in you, supporting your perspective, your development, and your dreams. Welcome to the land of endless opportunities. Are you Knox?"

Recruitment Area
Transfer Students, Winter and Spring Term Applicants, and Galesburg
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Education
B.S., Lees-McRae College, Business Administration
M.S., Western Illinois University, Instructional Design and Technology

Contact
800-678-KNOX (Toll-free) or 309-341-7148
djmenifee@knox.edu


Josh Stober

Josh Stober
Associate Director of Admission

"A Knox Education prepares you for more than just a career. It prepares you to be a thoughtful, critical, and engaged person, capable of doing extraordinary and important work."

Recruitment Area
Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
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Education
B.A., Goucher College, Political Science

Contact
800-678-KNOX (Toll-free) or 309-341-7164
jcstober@knox.edu


Maria Filippone

Maria Filippone
Senior Assistant Director of Admission
Chicago Regional Representative

"Knox is for the intellectually curious. A supportive community full of passionate students who benefit from the experience and guidance of a hard-working faculty and staff, and contribute to the campus diversity and open exchange of ideas."

Recruitment Area
Alaska, Guam, Hawaii, Northern California, Nevada, Oregon, Pacific Islands, Washington
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Education
B.A., Knox College, Economics, Creative Writing
M.F.A., New York University, Fiction Writing

Contact
800-678-KNOX (Toll-free) or 309-341-7132
mfilippo@knox.edu


Sarah Goldman

Sarah Goldman
Senior Assistant Director of Admission
Chicago Regional Representative

"I am constantly impressed by Knox students -- they're passionate, intelligent, engaged, and fun! Our community is a wonderful place to learn and form lasting relationships with peers and world-class faculty members. I look forward to working with you and helping you determine if Knox is your best fit college!"

Recruitment Area
Western Suburbs of Chicago, City of Chicago
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Education
B.A., Cornell College, Politics, Theatre and Communications
M.Ed., Loyola University Chicago, Higher Education

Contact
800-678-KNOX (Toll-free) or 309-341-7174
segoldman@knox.edu


SarahColangelo

Sarah Colangelo
Assistant Director of Admission

"Knox brings together a group of independent, gutsy, and passionate people. This combination creates an atmosphere in which students are constantly learning. Knox will match your enthusiasm in backing your unique aspirations."

Recruitment Area
Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Northern Illinois, Utah, Wyoming
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Education
B.A., Knox College, English Literature, Journalism

Contact
800-678-KNOX (Toll-free) or 309-341-7144
scolange@knox.edu


Ben Wetherbee

Ben Wetherbee
Assistant Director of Admission

"At Knox you will learn lessons that apply beyond the classroom, establish relationships that last a lifetime, and be a part of a community that challenges the status quo through independent thought and inquiry." 

Recruitment Area
Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Northern Suburbs of Chicago, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin
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Education
B.A., Knox College, Economics, Business and Management

Contact
800-678-KNOX (Toll-free) or 309-341-7124
bwetherb@knox.edu


Stephanie Fore

Stephanie Fore
Admission Counselor

"At Knox, students from many different backgrounds unite to create a diverse and supportive environment, where they learn from each other and engage in hands-on experiences and opportunities together."

Recruitment Area
Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virgin Islands, West Virginia
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Education
B.A., Knox College, Anthropology and Sociology, Spanish, Social Service

Contact
800-678-KNOX (Toll-free) or 309-341-7129
sfore@knox.edu


Emily Mutchler

Emily Mutchler
Admission Counselor

"Knox is what you make of it! There is always something to do, because the students and faculty are actively engaged-playing in bands that headline Lincoln Fest, writing and directing new plays in the studio theatre, doing hands-on research to answer relevant and pressing questions, or sampling cuisine from around the world at International Fair-there is always something new to experience."

Recruitment Area
Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Ohio, Western Illinois, Southern Illinois
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Education
B.A., Knox College, English Literature, Self-Designed Studies in Adult Education

Contact
800-678-KNOX (Toll-free) or 309-341-7133
emutchle@knox.edu


Rosie Worthen

Rosie Worthen
Admission Counselor

"Knox opens doors; doors to inner exploration, opportunities, and a successful future. You have the freedom of choice within a supportive community, empowering you to take charge of your own educational path and cultivate your potential to change the world."

Recruitment Area
City of Chicago, Southern Suburbs of Chicago
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Education
B.A., Knox College, Modern Languages, Integrated International Studies

Contact
800-678-KNOX (Toll-free) or 309-341-7128
cworthen@knox.edu


Melinda CraddockMelinda Craddock
Assistant Director of Outreach
Advancement and Admission Student Calling Programs

"Every single member of the Knox College community works together to make Knox an engaged and progressive environment. We are constantly learning from each other and the world around us, and we use that knowledge to enhance the college experience here. A Knox education provides the opportunity for you to realize your potential as a student, an adult, and a citizen of the world."

Education
B.A., Monmouth College, Public Relations

Contact
309-351-8701
mcraddoc@knox.edu


Financial Aid Staff

Ann Brill

Ann Brill
Director of Financial Aid

"Knox truly values and celebrates diversity. This unique advantage over many other private colleges will provide immeasurable benefits to Knox graduates as they enter the workforce, raise a family and/or dedicate themselves to community service. I am pleased to assist students in financing a Knox education as it is indeed a worthwhile investment. "

Education
B.A., Augustana College, Speech Communication, Business
M.S., Western Illinois University, Education

Contact
800-678-KNOX (Toll-free) or 309-341-7130
abrill@knox.edu


Mary Wright

Mary Wright
Associate Director of Financial Aid

"The best part of my job is being able to help students and families see that they can afford a Knox education."

Education
B.A., Northeastern Illinois University, Psychology, Business
M.S., Marian College, Organizational Leadership and Quality

Contact
800-678-KNOX (Toll-free) or 309-341-7134
mwright@knox.edu


Donna Cox

Donna Cox
Financial Aid Counselor

"I love getting to know the students and hearing about their experiences--a published writing, a part in a theatrical production, a winning play in last week's game, exciting research results, or a service project that touched the heart. It is a privilege to help bring these dedicated and talented young people to Knox's campus."

Education
B.S., Western Illinois University, Criminal Justice

Contact
800-678-KNOX (Toll-free) or 309-341-7080
ddcox@knox.edu


Campus Visit Staff

Elizabeth Jonsberg

Elizabeth Jonsberg
Campus Visit Coordinator

"I love meeting and working with prospective students and their families. My favorite thing about Knox is the students -- apart from being such fun people, they make this campus a place I'm proud to represent."

Education
B.A., Keele University, in Keele, Staffordshire, England, Criminology, Social Anthropology

Contact
800-678-KNOX (Toll-free) or 309-341-7125
ejonsber@knox.edu


Norma Rodriguez Norma Rodriguez
Senior Administrative Assistant

"I enjoy meeting and connecting prospective students to the excitement and possibilities of a Knox education."

Education
A.A., Patricia Stevens Career College in St. Louis, MO, Fashion Merchandising

Contact
800-678-KNOX (Toll-free) or 309-341-7123
nrodrigu@knox.edu


Amy Welty

Amy Welty
Receptionist

"At Knox College, we truly share in the excitement of your campus visit. Your visit is the most important and the most enjoyable part of my job!"

Education
A.A., Carl Sandburg College

Contact
800-678-KNOX (Toll-free) or 309-341-7496
akwelty@knox.edu

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