Investing in your education is one of the most important decisions you can make. So is determining the place you want to call home. At Kimball Union Academy, you’ll find a transformational education that puts you at the heart of the experience.
While this year may look a bit different, we are guided by our mission and devoted to maintaining the KUA experience our students expect and deserve. Our campus is open and our students are fully engaged in life inside and outside the classroom. Take the next step and learn more about life on the Hilltop. We can’t wait to meet you.
Lindsey grew up as a faculty child on boarding school campuses at Taft School, North Shore Country Day School, and finally Kimball Union Academy. She is a graduate of the class of 2000. During her four years, she had the unique experience of being a day and boarding student. Lindsey was a proctor, head tour guide, and played soccer, basketball, and softball. From KUA she went on to Roanoke College where she earned her degree in Sociology.
After graduation, she spent three years working at the Ethel Walker School in Simsbury, CT and then completed four years at The Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, NY. Lindsey has experience as a dorm parent, coaching basketball and softball, and has served as the International Student Coordinator. Her passion for traveling and working with international student began when she participated in Semester at Sea, where she sailed around the world visiting nine countries.
Director Financial Aid, Boys' Varsity Lacrosse Coach
Nick joined Kimball Union Academy in 2015 as an Associate Director of Admission and the Boys’ Varsity Lacrosse Coach. Before moving to Meriden, NH, Nick spent eleven years working in the Admission Office at Portsmouth Abbey School. During his time in Rhode Island Nick coached varsity lacrosse and hockey, in addition to being a dorm head for ninth grade boys.
Nick is from Baltimore, Maryland. He attended Loyola Blakefield where he was the captain of the hockey and lacrosse teams during his senior year. Nick continued his lacrosse career at the University of Notre Dame where he was an accounting major and a goalie on the 1st Notre Dame team to reach the Final Four. After graduating in College in 2003 Nick helped coach Cape Henry Collegiate School to their first ever state championship. While an assistant at Portsmouth Abbey, the lacrosse team won nine league championships in eleven years and three goaltenders were named U.S. Lacrosse All-Americans. In 2014, Nick earned his Masters’ in Athletic Administration from Ohio University.
Nick’s wife, Polly, works in the Advancement Office at Kimball Union Academy. Nick and Polly live on campus in Rowe House where they are co-dorm heads; along with their two daughters Carter and Gracie.
Kim was thrilled to return to Kimball Union in 2015; she previously worked in the Advancement Office at Kimball Union. The majority of Kim’s professional life has been in the private sector but she has thoroughly enjoyed learning about Kimball Union and independent schools in general. She truly loves this community and sharing her adoration for the school to prospective families and alumni.
Kim received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from the University of Florida. She lives in Meriden with her husband Nick and their two children, Jackson and Grayson. The family feels very fortunate to have Kimball Union in their backyard and cannot imagine a better place to raise a family.
Kathy has been working at Kimball Union Academy for over 20 years. She joined the Admission Office in 2012 after spending eight years in the College Advising Office. Prior to that, she worked for nine years in the Advancement Office. In her role as office manager, Kathy is responsible for a variety of tasks to help the office run smoothly, including the processing of inquiries and applications. She also is our SSAT onsite coordinator. Kathy lives in nearby Cornish, NH. She has two adult daughters, Samantha and Stephanie, and enjoys spending time with them whenever she can. Flower gardening has become a recent new hobby.
Associate Director of Admission/Head Boys' Basketball Coach
After a brief time away from Kimball Union Academy, Rich is very excited to be back on the Hilltop as Associate Director of Admission. Rich grew up on a boarding school campus and then attended St. Paul’s School in Concord, NH. Over the years, Rich has been a dorm parent, advisor, and hockey coach and has served as Director of Admission at Cardigan Mountain School and Kimball Union Academy. Now in his thirteenth year at KUA, Rich’s extensive boarding school experience and his passion for KUA are clearly evident as he guides prospective students and their families through the admission process.
A graduate of Dartmouth College, Rich has lived in the Upper Valley for over thirty years and now resides in Enfield, NH with his wife, Michelle. Rich has two adult daughters, Elli and Hannah, both of whom live in the Boston area.
Whitaker Whit Willocks
Associate Director of Admission, Girls' Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach
Founded in 1813, Kimball Union Academy is one of the country's oldest private boarding high schools. KUA blends the best of the New England boarding tradition with an innovative, modern educational program for a diverse and global group of day and boarding students. Located in Meriden, New Hampshire, in the heart of the Upper Valley, Kimball Union is minutes from Dartmouth College and has direct access to Boston and New York.