Mark Spencer

Dean of College Advising

Mark Spencer became Deerfield's Director of College Advising in the fall of 2013, after twenty years in post-secondary admissions at Hartwick, Vassar, Cornell, and Brandeis. As Dean of Admissions at Brandeis University, Mark oversaw the transition of Brandeis’ financial aid policy from gapping to meeting 100% need, and he supervised a staff of twenty. He is a member of the National Association of College Admission Counselors and served as the Vice President for Finance for three years of the New York State Association for College Admission Counseling. Mark lives in Nims House and is assistant varsity coach for swimming and boys varsity soccer.