Shawn Felton

Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Cornell University

 In this role he oversees the Undergraduate Admissions Office which provides leadership for prospect management, student recruitment and communication, admissions social media, application processing, the prospective student visit experience, yield strategy and coordination, market research, long-range planning, and admissions volunteer engagement. Shawn is the lead international recruiter and undergraduate admissions expert for Africa and China and as such he provides significant admissions committee support through international application review and credentials evaluation. Shawn has been with Cornell University for 13 years. Before arriving in Ithaca to join Cornell, Shawn served for nearly 3 years as Assistant Dean of Admissions at the University of Virginia, his alma mater, where he led recruitment and admissions efforts for students interested in the performing and visual arts.