Meet the Staff
Kimberly Meisel, Director of Academic Advising and Support
B.S in Psychology from Frostburg State University
M.S in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Loyola College of Maryland
"My goal as the Director of Academic Advising and Support is to support all students as they navigate their college experience, whether it is through working with their success advisor, an academic coach, our Office of Accessibility Services, or other programs on campus. I believe that every student should know and feel that they belong, that they are important, and they bring value to Goucher."
Tina Caretti, Success Advisor
B.S. in Human Development from The Pennsylvania State University
M.Ed. in Counseling from Northeastern University
Certification in Secondary Guidance
"As a Success Advisor, my goal is to promote student success by providing support with adjustment to college, course registration, major exploration, and connection to faculty and other Goucher resources. Through building relationships, my hope is that students will become resourceful and knowledgeable as they progress in their academic journey."
Anne Brizzolara Davis, Success Advisor
B.A. in English and Communication from the University of Delaware
M.A. in English from the University of Delaware
J.D. from the University of Baltimore
"My goal is to guide students on their exploration of the diverse opportunities that a liberal arts education offers and to facilitate informed and rewarding decisions about coursework as well as their chosen fields of study. I enjoy discovering each student's goals and interests and, in turn, helping them discover their best path to success in college and beyond."
Kendyl Walker, Success Advisor
B.A. in English from Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.Ed. in College Student Personnel from Ohio University
"My name is Kendyl Walker, and I am a Success Advisor. With this role, my goal is to provide students with resources to help them succeed in their new transition. What I hope students take away from our meetings is an understanding of their value and potential as they set goals for the future."
Amanda Freeman, Coordinator of Accessibility Services
Office of Accessibility Services
B.S. Towson University, Psychology
M.A. Towson University, Professional Studies, Disability Studies Concentration
"As the Coordinator of Accessibility Services, my goal is to empower students, foster independence and promote a culture of inclusivity within the Goucher community. I believe that disability is an integral element of diversity and I aim to create a campus environment where all people are welcomed and valued."
Santa Marie Wallace, Accessibility Assistant
B.A., Goucher College, Dept. of Sociology, 2011
M.A., California Baptist University, Disability Studies, Disability Policy Concentration, 2014
"By utilizing my experiences and education, I strive to assist individuals, especially those with disabilities, in circumventing attitudinal, social, and institutional challenges to enhance their education and become active, viable participants in our communities."
Kathleen Kammer Hake, Academic Coach
B.A.in History from the University of Baltimore
M.Ed. in Educational Policy Studies from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Graduate Certificate in Women, Leadership, and Change from the Johns Hopkins University
"My goal is to create opportunities for students to learn the skills and strategies they need to become effective independent learners. I enjoy coaching students through the process of learning specific skills that will allow them to feel a sense of mastery, confidence, and joy in their classes and college experiences."
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