Professional Staff

Darcy Flaherty

Darcy Flaherty

B.S, M.S.

Director of Freshman Admissions

(207) 602-2902

After living away for 10 years, UNE has brought me back “home.” While it wasn’t the ocean and lobster that brought me back, it was the strong sense of community that is felt here.  You will find exceptional health science and liberal arts majors that will challenge the way you think. Come discover why so many students choose to study and grow at beautiful UNE. Read More

Pete Heeley

Director of Transfer Admissions

How can you not enjoy living and going to class right on the ocean? UNE is a great place to live and an even better place to learn! Read More

Erin Huntington, BA, M.F.A

Erin Huntington

B.A., M.F.A.

Undergraduate Enrollment Advisor

(207) 602-2599

Having grown up in Biddeford, I always knew the University of New England was a strong health sciences school. What I didn’t realize is UNE is grounded in a liberal arts curriculum as well. We offer liberal arts majors in English, history, communications, art and design media, and education just to name a few. Not only do we have a wide array of undergraduate majors, we also have internship and research opportunities for all students in all majors. Faculty are... Read More


Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions

When deciding which college or university is best for you, it's really important to make sure you feel at home. The sense of community at UNE is unlike any other. Our faculty and staff will make sure you have the perfect balance between being comforted and challenged so you are able to grow and learn to the best of your ability. The minute you step foot onto our campus you'll know you're not just a number and that other UNE... Read More

Kate St. Peter

Assistant Director and Coordinator of International Recruitment

Originally from Massachusetts, I stretched my comfort zone and moved away from home for the first time to join my UNE family on the beautiful coast of southern Maine just a few short years ago. This was one of the best decisions I have ever made. UNE has given me opportunities to see the world, be myself, and put my dreams and goals into perspective. I encourage you to stretch your comfort zone and visit UNE to see the infinite possibilities... Read More

Katie Bernier

Senior Admissions Counselor

(207) 602-2677

Nothing beats living on the coast of Maine! After leaving Maine to attend college, I can certainly attest to this. Besides our beautiful campus, UNE has countless opportunities for students to get involved in the community through academics as well as extracurricular activities. Whether you find yourself in one of our top notch science labs, on our big blue turf, or watching the ocean waves from our private beach, UNE has a place for you! I hope to see you on... Read More

Clara Cox

Admissions Counselor

(207) 602-2475

The University of New England encompasses what is Maine, to me. It is a community of students and faculty who are passionate about the area they live in, and strive to better the environment through innovative technology and awareness. Not only that, UNE strives to help students find their own passions. I watched my sister, a 2015 UNE graduate, discover and cultivate her interests here at the University of New England. Not only was I inspired by the knowledge she gained in her field,... Read More

Trevor Faulkner

Undergraduate Admissions Counselor

(207) 602-2375

The University of New England is a place that allows the student to excel in their passions. Known for their large Health Sciences programs, UNE is also a Liberal Arts school that allows for an interdisciplinary learning experience inside and outside the classroom. There are copious amounts of clubs and organizations that promote community on campus as well. Whether it be participating in research or hiking on the weekends, we have it all right here in Southern Maine. Apply today and... Read More

Merrill Poor

Admissions Counselor

(207) 602-2324

After growing up vacationing in Maine every summer, I'm thrilled I get to live here. More than that, I am so thankful that I come to work everyday and do what I love most - interact with great people and help others. UNE is such a welcoming place and I am so happy to have the opportunity to help students discover why they might like to call this place home. Welcome to our family!... Read More

Molly Roberts

Admissions Counselor

(207) 602-2598

After going to school in Maine and experiencing the beauty and sense of community that it encompasses, I knew it was my home away from home. The University of New England epitomizes all of this and more. Being part of the UNE community means challenging and engaging academics, numerous research opportunities, limitless global experiences, and an enriched social environment. I hope you will come see why so many students choose the University of New England as their home away from... Read More

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