Admission Staff

The college selection process can be such an exciting time, but it can also be quite stressful. Feel free to contact one of our admission and financial counselors if you have any questions.

Tina Marshall Garland, Director of Admission

A.B., Wilmington College; M.A., University of Phoenix
1-800-341-9318 ext. 260

Oversees the day-to-day operation of the Admission Office and supervises the Admission Staff. Serves as the committee chair for the Admission Subcommittee and coordinates all recruiting efforts between the faculty, coaching staffs, and admission staff. Oversees all admission publications and copy content of admission web pages.

Chip Murdock, Associate Director of Admission

Director of Multicultural Student Recruiting

B.A. Oral Roberts University; M.M., Miami University
1-800-341-9318 ext. 235

Chip coordinates the efforts of multicultural recruiting, and is the liaison for OCAN, TRIO and other college access programs. Coordinates the peer mentoring initiatives for incoming students of color. Manages first-time freshman and transfer admission for these students from across the state and nation. Group visit coordinator. Maintains admission web page content; coordinates the admission publications and promotions.

Adam Lohrey, 
Assistant Director of Admission, Agriculture Studies Recruiter 
B.A., The Ohio State University College of Agriculture
1-800-341-9318, ext. 266

Adam is the liaison for the Agriculture and Biology Departments. His primary responsibility is to target Ohio and regional high school agriculture programs and venues promoting Wilmington College’s
agriculture program. Along with his degree in agriculture, he also has been a long-time member of FFA and served for a year as a state officer and ambassador for the program. He manages our social media outlets for the Office of Admission and assists with data analysis within our recruitment program.


Carissa Macella, Admission Counselor 
B.A., Wilmington College ('11)
1-800-341-9318, ext. 265

Carissa is the pre-enrollment advisor for first-time freshmen students who are interested in pursuing a major in Business, the Humanities, the Social Sciences, Chemistry and Math. She also coordinates all of our PSEO (Post Secondary Education Opportunity) students, serves as a liaison to the Athletic Department and manages our Student Ambassador Program.  



Danny Harp, Admission Counselor 
B.S., Johnson University 
1-800-341-9318, ext. 357

As a native of Wilmington and with a long history with the college, Danny serves as the pre-enrollment advisor for students who are interested in majoring in Athletic Training, Education, and Sport Management. In addition, he serves as the coordinator for the Quaker Leader Scholarship Program.


Brandi Fornshell, Admission Counselor
B.S., Wilmington College ('12) 
1-800-341-9318, ext. 332

Brandi is the pre-enrollment advisor for students who are interested in majoring in Fine Arts and Visual Communication Arts. She also works with transfer students and conducts site visits to the area community


Kristin Zeller, Admission Specialist
B.S., The College of Mount St. Joseph  
1-800-341-9318, ext. 326

Kristin coordinates all outgoing print correspondence to prospective students and manages the Admission portion of the web site. She is also one of the friendly voices you'll hear when calling the Admission Office.  

Christonia Fouch, Administrative Assistant
B.A., Wilmington College  
1-800-341-9318, ext. 372

Christonia coordinates all campus visits and admission programs.  She also helps supervise our student staff and facilitates our application import process.  


Sandy Pierson, Receptionist  
1-800-341-9318, ext. 260

Sandy coordinates all incoming admission correspondence and documents.  She is also one of the friendly voices you'll hear when calling the Admission Office and the first person you'll meet when arriving for your visit.


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