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Laura Martin

Laura Martin

Laura Martin

Laura Martin

Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

Phone: 404.471.6140
Email: lmartin@agnesscott.edu

Territory: I travel the continent of Africa for the College
 
High School: Port Huron Northern High School, Port Huron, Mich.
College: Western Michigan University
Major: Public Relations/Journalism
Graduate School: Western Michigan University, master’s in public administration/organizational management
Life before Agnes Scott: 23 years working for other liberal arts colleges including Hendrix College and Kalamazoo College
What’s one thing you’d rather not do without? My dog, Buddy
A word or phrase to describe myself: “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.”
Favorite book: Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen
Favorite movie: It’s a Wonderful Life (I’ve seen it close to 100 times)

At Agnes Scott since: 2011
Why I work at Agnes Scott: This is a very authentically diverse campus and I learn something new every day.  I’ve learned more in my two plus years at Agnes than at any other time in my life.  I feel honored to work with such incredible people.
Favorite spot on campus: The outside seating area behind the Chapel. It’s peaceful and there’s a beautiful sculpture of clouds there.
Favorite spot in Decatur: The Brick Store
Favorite spot in Atlanta: It’s a tie: Atlanta Beltline or the Botanical Gardens

3 reasons to attend Agnes Scott:
  1. Being in this incredibly diverse and inclusive community will make you a better person.
  2. Atlanta is a fabulous college town.
  3. We have a cool mascot (c’mon… someone had to say it!)
Advice/tips for prospective students: Life begins at the end of your comfort zone so go for it!