Karin oversees undergraduate housing procedures including first-year housing assignments, room change requests, housing for students returning to campus mid-year, off campus lotteries and the various room draw proceedings. She works closely with other offices on campus, and in particular the commons, in assuring that the hopes and needs of individual students and the general student body are balanced with those of the College. Karin grew up in Staten Island, NY and Chester, VT. She holds a B.A. in Biology from Stephens College and a B.S. in Animal Sciences from the University of Missouri, both in Columbia, MO. Before joining the College community Karin developed a catering department for Stephens College, and owned and operated a bakery in Chester, Vt. Her interests include bee keeping, gardening and reading.