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Clifford Coles Hall (formerly Rindge Hall) Admissions Office

Need Assistance?

Rindge: 800.437.0048  

CGPS: 800.325.1090

You can also e-mail a Rindge
admissions counselor (below).


Linda Quimby

Linda Quimby
Director of Admissions

Pierce Pride: The one-on-one attention we are able to provide to our students is something I’m proud to promote and be a part of. Our location and size cultivate an environment that allows every student the opportunity for success.

Rick Johnstone

Richard Johnstone
Senior Associate Director

Recruitment Territory: 
The following counties in Massachusetts; Worcester and Middlesex

Pierce Pride: As an avid kayaker, I love having Pearly Pond as a part of our campus. Students and staff are able to kayak, canoe, sail, and swim without ever leaving campus

Mary Gowdy

Mary Gowdy
Associate Director

Recruitment Territory: International students, New York, and all states outside New England excluding NJ, PA and CA.

Pierce Pride: Our Pierce Walk Across Europe program is a unique and exciting abroad opportunity that gives students the opportunity to study throughout several countries in just one semester. I tell everyone about it!


Marybeth May
Assistant Director

Recruitment Territory: California, Maine, Rhode Island, and the following counties in Massachusetts:  Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes, Essex, Nantucket and Suffolk Counties

Pierce Pride: Everyone on the campus is so welcoming. I immediately felt accepted into the Franklin Pierce community.


Steve Hennessey
Assistant Director

Recruitment Territory: Connecticut and Vermont

Pierce Pride: With Mt. Monadnock hovering over on one side and the sparkling waters of Pearly Pond on the other, there is a true sense of home here at Franklin Pierce. I really enjoy speaking with families about their dreams and aspirations of going on to college and hope that I can share my experiences and wisdom with them.


Tyler Lussier
Assistant Director

Recruitment Territory: Rhode Island, Massachusetts: Hampshire, Norfolk, Hamden, Franklin, Berkshire, Plymouth

Pierce Pride: As a graduate of Franklin Pierce, I was fortunate to call Franklin Pierce home for four years.  Admissions now gives me a distinct opportunity to welcome new members to our family.


Brittany Newton
Enrollment Counselor/ Visitation Coordinator

Pierce Pride: Franklin Pierce is truly a special place. Everyone is very approachable and eager to see each student succeed. I look forward to welcoming new members into our community.

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Braelan O'Toole
Assistant Director

Recruitment Territory: New Hampshire and Pennsylvannia

Pierce Pride: There is such an impressive range of coursework, clubs, and activities! I feel fortunate to be a part of the Franklin Pierce community, which offers each individual the support and resources to pursue a variety of interests. Here you can discover what you are truly passionate about.