Clare Norton

University Director of Admission

Clare Norton is the University Director of Admission for The City University of New York (CUNY). In that role, she is responsible for Admission policy, the development, implementation and execution of the University’s recruitment program, and works closely with the individual CUNY colleges. Prior to this appointment, she served as University Director of Recruitment at CUNY. During Clare’s tenure at CUNY, she has had a significant impact on the relationship between the University and the NYC public school system, school counselors and elected officials. She has been involved in creating and maintaining access to higher education for the diverse population of the New York Metropolitan area and has been instrumental in increasing the University’s exposure both nationally and internationally.

Previously, Clare worked as Director of Recruitment at Hunter College, CUNY’s largest baccalaureate granting institution. Before joining the world of higher education, Clare served as Assistant Vice President of Institutional Equity Sales Trading at Citigroup.

Clare holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business and a Master of Science in Education with a focus on Higher Education Administration from Baruch College’s School of Public Affairs.