Jonathan Williams Named New Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at Pomona College

Pomona College, a prestigious liberal arts institution in Claremont, California, has announced the appointment of Jonathan Williams as its new Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid. Williams, a seasoned higher education professional with over two decades of experience, will lead the college’s admissions and financial aid efforts, playing a critical role in shaping the institution’s future.

In his new position, Williams will oversee all aspects of the admissions process, from recruitment to enrollment, as well as the college’s financial aid programs. He will work closely with the college’s faculty, staff, and students to develop and implement strategies that attract and support a diverse and talented student body.

Williams brings a wealth of experience to Pomona College, having served in various leadership roles at institutions such as Swarthmore College, the University of Pennsylvania, and most recently, as the Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at Trinity College in Connecticut. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated a commitment to increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education, and has developed innovative programs to support underrepresented students.

“Pomona College is thrilled to welcome Jonathan Williams to our community,” said Pomona College President, G. Gabrielle Starr. “His expertise and passion for creating a more inclusive and equitable admissions process will be invaluable in helping us achieve our goals. We look forward to working with him to attract and support the best and brightest students from all backgrounds.”

Williams’ appointment is effective immediately, and he will begin working with the Pomona College community to develop and implement new initiatives aimed at enhancing the college’s admissions and financial aid processes. With his leadership, Pomona College is poised to continue its tradition of excellence and commitment to providing a world-class education to its students.

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