Dr. Sharon J. Hardy joined SLU in February 2019 as the Director of Enrollment.  She comes to SLU after 10 years in CUNY’s Central Administration where she served as the Deputy to the University Dean for Enrollment.  Prior to joining CUNY’s central administration, Sharon’s career in higher education entails leadership roles at Arcadia University, Seton Hall Law School and New York University.  Sharon holds a bachelor’s degree from Arcadia University and a master’s degree from New York University and a doctoral degree in urban education from The Graduate Center at CUNY. Sharon’s research interests include college preparation and readiness, access to higher education and opportunity, P-16/20 partnerships, teacher education and higher education outcomes.  Sharon is an adjunct assistant professor at Hunter College (CUNY) in the Educational Foundations & Counseling Department.