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Eric Farrell named assistant director for Admissions at Unity College

Posted Nov. 26, 2013, at 1:15 p.m.
Last modified Nov. 26, 2013, at 6:02 p.m.

UNITY, Maine  – Eric Farrell has been named Assistant Director for Admissions at Unity College. He will have a specialized focus on serving and shepherding transfer students through the process that brings them to the College.

Farrell has transfer specific recruitment experience, having most recently served as Transfer Advisor at the University of Wisconsin – Platteville. As a member of the Admissions team, he will grow and sustain a strong transfer pool of prospective students, represent Unity College in a variety of contexts, and collaborate with other institutions. He will develop partnerships with community colleges and increase Unity College’s transfer footprint.

His additional higher education experience includes serving as a Graduate Assistant at both Salem State College and Newbury College.

Farrell holds a Master of Education, Higher Education – Student Affairs, from Salem State College; and a Bachelor of Arts, History and Secondary Education, from Providence College.

In recent years Unity College has gained national attention for a variety of achievements including: its focus on sustainability science, the leading-edge of 21st century ecological problem solving and the vanguard in the fight for the mitigation of global climate change; its ground-breaking “green” innovations such as the award-winning TerraHaus, the first student residence on a college or university campus built to the Passive House standard, the most energy efficient building standard in the world; and for being the first college in the United States to divest from investments in fossil fuels, igniting a growing national movement in higher education.

Unity College is a private college in rural Maine that provides dedicated, engaged students with a liberal arts education that emphasizes the environment and natural resources. Unity College graduates are prepared to be environmental stewards, effective leaders, and responsible citizens through active learning experiences within a supportive community.

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