Meet Our Team – Christendom College

Admissions & Aid

Meet Our Team

Undergraduate Enrollment & Admissions Office

tom_mcfaddenMr. Tom McFadden
Vice President, Enrollment & Marketing

Tom has been the VP for Enrollment since July 2014. He is responsible for enrollment management and retention issues, marketing and communications, as well as career services and academic counseling. In short, he is responsible for ensuring that the students are satisfied and that they are inspired to greatness both while here and post graduation. He was the Director of Admissions since May 2004, and before that, he served the College as its Director of Public Relations since 2000. He has both a BA and MA in Theology from Christendom College and holds an MBA Essentials Certificate from Shenandoah University. He and his wife, Amanda, are the proud homeschooling parents of eleven children: 8 girls, 3 boys.

Contact Tom McFadden by email at [email protected] or by phone by calling 1.800.877.5456


samMr. Sam Phillips
Director of Admissions

Sam has been the Director of Admissions since July 2014. Prior to that, he served as Director of Admissions at The Avalon School in MD, as well as a teacher, baseball coach, and extra-curricular event organizer. He is a 2008 history major graduate of Christendom College, and while a student, was active in the drama club, the baseball team, and was a counselor for the Experience Christendom Summer Program. He and his wife, Katie, are the parents to four children: 2 boys, 2 girls.

Contact Sam Phillips by email at [email protected] or by phone by calling 1.800.877.5456 ext. 1290


Miss Catherine Schneider
Associate Director of Admissions

Catherine became the Associate Director of Admissions in July 2016. She received her B.A in Philosophy from Christendom College in May 2016. While a student at Christendom, she served the campus in a number of different leadership roles including Resident Assistant, a member of the Philanthropy Board, and as a volunteer with the Student Activities Council. As the Associate Director of Admissions, Catherine is responsible for attending conferences, visiting schools and homeschool groups, and arranging “Christendom 101” events around the country. Catherine is originally from central Louisiana, and was the first of her family to attend Christendom.

Contact Catherine by email at [email protected] or by phone by calling 1.800.877.5456 ext. 1293


klarissa-blankMiss Klarissa Blank
Admissions Counselor and Visit Program Coordinator

Klarissa has worked in the Admissions Office since June 2014. She is a 2014 theology major from Christendom College. As a student, she was involved in the Student Activities Council, was a Resident Assistant, played varsity soccer and basketball, and was an Experience Christendom Summer Program counselor. Klarissa is responsible for scheduling visits to campus, giving tours, organizing the Experience Christendom Summer Program, and answering your questions via phone or email.

Contact Klarissa Blank via email at [email protected] or by phone by calling 1.800.877.5456 ext 1292



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