Discover Christendom at Home.

Nothing beats experiencing our dynamic Catholic campus life in person. But in the meantime, you can visit virtually from the comfort of your home.

Video Campus Tour

Academic Life

Get a taste of our classroom experience through these presentations.

Campus Culture

Take a deeper dive into what makes Christendom special.

Meet our Team


We are here to help you every step of the way throughout your college discernment process.

Tom McFadden

Tom McFadden

Vice President, Enrollment & Student Success

Tom has worked at Christendom since 2000. In his role, he manages:

  • Admissions and Retention.
  • Career Development Department
  • Academic Success and Satisfaction

Contact Tom at tmcfadden@christendom.edu or 540.551.9220

Sam Phillips

Sam Phillips

Director of Admissions

Sam has served as the Director of Admissions since 2014. In his role, he manages:

  • Application process, working with students and families through the next steps
  • Answering questions about academic programs, financial aid, on-campus employment, alumni success, etc.
  • Providing information about the unique qualities of a Christendom education and its Catholic identity

Contact Sam at sam.phillips@christendom.edu or 540.551-9185


Basia Syski

Basia Syski

Admissions Counselor and Visit Program Coordinator

Basia has been in her position since her graduation in 2021. In her role, she:

  • Manages all visit request to campus, and oversees the student ambassadors who host visitors on campus.
  • Coordinates Open House events, and the popular Best Week Ever high school summer program.

Contact Basia at basia.syski@christendom.edu or 540.551.9187

Ben Marsh

Ben Marsh

Associate Director of Admissions

Ben has been working in the Admissions Office since summer 2021. In his role as Associate Director of Admissions, he:

  • Sends information to families interested in learning more about Christendom.
  • Communicates via email, and through the online chat section on our website, to help families new to Christendom understand our unique mission by walking them through Christendom’s offerings and vibrant Catholic culture.

Contact Ben at ben.marsh@christendom.edu or 540.227.7233.