SPOTLIGHT: LESLIE HUNT
Director of Graduate Programs, The Weissman School of Arts and Science at Baruch College
Leslie Ann Hunt is the director of graduate programs for The Weissman School of Arts and Sciences at Baruch College where she oversees recruiting, admissions, academic advisement and career management for graduate programs in Corporate Communication, Arts Administration, Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Financial Engineering. After graduating from Baruch’s Zicklin School in 2008, Leslie started her career in higher education administration at Columbia Business School where she served in roles within the executive MBA and career management administrations. Leslie also served as the Director of the Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center at Columbia Business School where she stewarded student and alumni programming, fundraising and strategic planning. Prior to joining Baruch, she served as the Associate Dean for Graduate and Professional Studies at Sarah Lawrence College where she oversaw a revenue-generating portfolio of graduate, professional and pre-college programs.
Leslie has a background in both the arts and non-profit management. Leslie’s career started as a working actor in musical theatre (she can sing in six different languages!). She managed the Career Development Program at the Center for Arts Education, and served for ten-years on the Board of Directors of New York Women in Communications. Leslie holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from the University of Michigan and a MBA in International Business & Finance from Baruch College.