Director of the Pre-College Programs
Ann is the Director of Pre-College Programs at Barnard as well as a Senior Admissions Officer for the Barnard College Office of Admissions. She received her JD degree from Columbia Law School and is a Barnard alumna, class of ’81.
Associate Director of Pre-College Programs
Frank Cirioni is the Associate Director for Residential Life & Housing and Pre-College Programs at Barnard College. Originally from White Plains, New York, Frank earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Visual Arts Education from New York Institute of Technology and a Master of Arts degree in College Student Personnel from Bowling Green State University.
At Barnard, Frank is responsible for the day-to-day management of three residence halls (which house approximately 600 upperclass students), as well as the supervision of three Graduate Hall Directors, 12 Resident Assistants, and several Office Assistants. Additionally, Frank is responsible for coordinating Barnard’s Special Interest Housing program and – of course – Pre- College Programs!
Outside of work, Frank enjoys spending time with his friends and family. He is an avid fan of music (alternative, folk, and classic rock), Broadway shows, art museums, and trying new restaurants and cafés. On the weekends, you can find Frank out having brunch, reading books, and if the weather is right, riding his motorcycle.
Assistant to the Director of Pre-College Programs
Samantha graduated from Barnard in May 2012 with a BA in Psychology. As a student, she worked at the Barnard Store, in the Barnard Center for Toddler Development, as a Transfer RA and was also a Tow Fellow. In the fall, Samantha will begin her Masters in Education Policy from Teachers College, Columbia University as a part-time student.