Thomas B. Hassett

Thomas B. Hassett

Thomas B. Hassett is the Associate Vice President for Global Enrollment and Engagement at Gannon University. Tom has worked in higher education in the United States for 30 years at five universities holding various leadership positions at the departmental and divisional level. He holds four undergraduate degrees in various disciplines and a master’s degree in history. He also held leadership roles in various associations, including the Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling, where he was President, and the National Association for College Admission Counseling, where he sat on the Presidents Council. Tom travels extensively around the world giving presentations and workshops on US higher education and the college admission process.




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