Beth Post has been named director of financial aid, it was
announced by Dan Lundquist, vice president for
admissions and financial aid.
“Beth's vast experience in the field of higher education
financial aid has been critical in making it possible for thousands of
promising students to get a Union education,” Lundquist said. “Her tireless
work as an advocate for affordable higher education, has allowed students
everywhere to have access to a first-rate college education.”
Post, who has been in the financial aid field for 15
years, started at Union College
in 1993 as associate director of financial aid.
She was promoted to senior associate director and then director of
financial aid planning before taking her current position.
A graduate of Siena
College, she previously worked in
the financial aid office at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
In 1997, Post received the Academic Opportunity Program/Higher
Education Opportunity Program's Mary McLeod Bethune Award for service and
dedication to students.
She is an active member of the New York State Financial Aid
Administrators Association (NYSFAAA), the Eastern Association of Financial Aid
Administrators (EASFAA), and the National Association of Student Financial Aid
Administrators (NASFAA). She is co-chair of NYSFAAA's Government Relations
Committee, and she is a member of the Legislative Forum Steering Committee, a
consortium of admissions financial aid and school counselors who advocate for students
with state legislators.