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Peter Gilbert

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Department(s) Admissions, Summer School
Title(s) Director of Admissions
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Degree(s) B.A., Dickinson College
M.A., University of Virginia
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Peter is a 30- year veteran of boarding schools with 25 years of experience in middle and secondary school admissions work. For his first ten years, Peter worked in coed schools, both boarding and day: The Rectory School (CT, grades 5-9), Collegiate School (VA, grades K-12) and Tilton School (NH, grades 9-12, PG). Peter has been on the Hilltop since 1998.

For most of Peter’s time at Salisbury, he has filled the role of Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, traveling extensively in the United States and abroad promoting the Salisbury experience.

Peter is active with various professional admissions leadership positions including the Admissions Leadership Council, Character Skills Snapshot G32, North American Boarding Initiative Advisory Council and the Erdmann Council. He also presents often on various admissions related topics at NAIS, TABS, SSATB, and IECA conferences.  Peter's talks have been published in the Moffly Media Independent School Guide 2013, The Art of Admissions to Educate the Whole Child, The Yield Magazine, SSATB, Spring 2015 SAO Report, 3d Lacrosse Prep Showcase and our own  Salisbury School Magazine.

Peter has been recognized for his professional accomplishments by being awarded The Enrollment Management Association William B. Bretnall Award Recipient 2016, For Exemplary Contribution to the Field of Independent School Admission.

Peter and his wife, Caroline live in the Pugh House with their sons Amos '18 and Caleb '20.

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