Karla Vargas-Kennedy is assistant headmaster and director of enrollment management.
Ms. Vargas-Kennedy has deep experience with single-sex schools and boarding schools. She previously served as director of enrollment management at Foxcroft School, an all-girls boarding school, since 2017 and began her career as a Spanish teacher and dorm master at Mercersburg Academy. She also has extensive experience in the college admission and financial aid world, serving at Cornell University, the University of Chicago Law School, Our Lady of the Lake University, and Green Mountain College.
She holds a bachelor's degree in comparative Literature and Latin American and Caribbean Studies from the State University of New York at Binghamton and a masters degree in educational leadership from Western New Mexico University. Ms. Vargas-Kennedy is pursuing her doctoral degree in educational leadership from St. Thomas University. Her husband, Rusty Kennedy, is vice president of admission and student affairs at Midway University. They live in the Bowman House.