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1997-1998

WPI Appoints New Assistant Admissions Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/July 27, 1998
Contact: WPI Media Relations, 508-831-5616

Jennifer O'Neil

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Jennifer A. O'Neil of Leominster, Mass., was recently appointed assistant director of admissions at WPI. O'Neil was salutatorian of her graduating class at Walpole (Mass.) High School and earned a bachelor's degree at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, where she majored in government/legal studies and completed a minor in Spanish. She was previously an admissions counselor at Fitchburg State College and site director for the afterschool program at Children's World in Walpole.

WPI is an independent technological university founded in 1865. In 1997, U.S. News & World Report ranked WPI among the top 50 national universitites in its Best Colleges Guide and 35th among the top national institutions in the magazine's Best College Values report.