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Marquita Lightfoot

Associate Director of Admissions Office of Enrollment

Marquita Lightfoot joined American University in January 1982. As an Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions, she serves as an integral member of the Admissions Leadership Team and is charged with assisting in the development of admissions policies and procedures. Her responsibilities include leading a team of five Assistant Directors, coordinating recruitment efforts in the US Territories, serving as the liaison to the Academic Support and Access Center, and working with the Center for Diversity and Inclusion in the selection of students for the Summer Transition Enrichment Program. Prior to working in Admissions, she previously held the position of Director of the Frederick Douglass Scholarship Program at American University and also served as an educational counselor for local students at The George Washington University.


B.A. Philosophy, Howard University; M.A. Generic Counseling, The George Washington University; Ed.S. Higher Education Administration, The George Washington University

Favorite Spot on Campus
The "Dav"
Admissions Enrollment Services
Wisconsin (4200) - 3rd Floor
Contact Info
(202) 885-6062

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