Senior School Administration

Jonathan Brougham, Headmaster

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Jonathan Brougham, Headmaster
Williams College, B.A.
Columbia University, J.D.
Columbia University, M.Ed.

The Hun School’s tenth Headmaster, Mr. Brougham loves working in a school that so deeply provides students with strong values, life-changing opportunities, and healthy community relationships. He is passionate about evolving the School’s traditional strengths to ensure that each student is prepared to thrive in the constantly changing world of the twenty-first century. Mr. Brougham brings with him twenty-four years of experience in independent schools, as well as a background as a practicing attorney. He lives on campus with his wife, Carolyn and their two sons, Samuel and Benjamin ’13.

Steven Bristol, Director of Admission, Financial Aid, and Enrollment

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Steven Bristol, Director of Admission, Financial Aid, and Enrollment
Hamilton College, B.A.

Mr. Bristol believes deeply in the personal interaction that takes place between a school and prospective family during the admissions process.  He finds fulfillment in the ability of his department to pair students with the members of The Hun School community who share their interests and academic goals and can lead them to further success.  Mr. Bristol will draw from his experiences as a teacher, coach, and administrator in his nearly twenty-year career in independent schools to guide his decisions in crafting the student community that defines The Hun School experience.

Stefanie Connell, Chief Financial Officer

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Stefanie Connell, Chief Financial Officer
Lakeland College, B.A.

Ms. Connell believes deeply in the value of independent education and commits her energy towards creatively and responsibly stewarding The Hun School of Princeton’s resources. Ms. Connell joined The Hun School in 2009 as the director of business services before taking on the role of chief financial officer in 2013. Ms. Connell demonstrates the highest levels of organizational skills, work ethic, and finance acumen, which sustain the School’s growth and development, while maintaining stability and provision for programmatic offerings to students and faculty.

Andrew Hamlin, Assistant Headmaster for Institutional Advancement

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Andrew Hamlin, Assistant Headmaster for Institutional Advancement
Saint Lawrence University, B.S.
University of New York at Albany, M.S. 

Mr. Hamlin leads the School’s advancement program, which aims to support and strengthen the bonds among Hun School alumni, parents, and friends; and draws upon their shared commitment to maintain and enhance the educational opportunities and programs the School provides its students.  A thirty-one-year veteran of independent school advancement, Mr. Hamlin brings a wealth of expertise and energy to this important work.  Joining The Hun School during its most ambitious period of planned development, Mr. Hamlin hopes to help ensure the School’s continued vitality by building upon the programs of the past and the enormous good will and loyalty of The Hun School family.

Ryan Hews, Upper School Head

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Ryan Hews, Upper School Head
Bowdoin College, B.A.
William and Mary, M.Ed.

Mr. Hews joined The Hun School of Princeton in July, 2010 coming from the Ensworth School in Nashville, Tennessee and prior to that John Bapst Memorial High School in Bangor, Maine.  In those schools, Mr. Hews’ responsibilities included work as dean of students and assistant head of school for academics.  An impassioned educator of students and faculty alike, Mr. Hews oversees all aspects of Upper School academic affairs and student life.  He is a member of the History Department and works alongside Dr. Kiefer to support curriculum enhancements as the School maximizes its new schedule.

James Huffaker, Director of Technology

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James Huffaker, Director of Technology
Eastern University, B.A.
Cabrini College, M.S.

Mr. Huffaker is responsible for the organization and management of technical systems that allow faculty and students to effectively collect and share information.  He also directs a team of information technology professionals, who are tasked with safeguarding all of the School’s technology assets, including all computing and networking capabilities on the campus.  Mr. Huffaker also leads the planning and implementation of educational technology curriculum.  Which is designed to familiarize students with tools that will prepare them for the twenty-first century everyday and working environment.

Kay Kiefer, Dean of Faculty

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Kay Kiefer, Dean of Faculty
Florida Atlantic University, B.S.
University of Pennsylvania, M.Ed.
University of Pennsylvania, Ed.D.

Dr. Kiefer leads The Hun School faculty as they employ a new academic schedule. The new schedule allows students and teachers to share in an extended class period during an eight-day cycle. The increase of classroom time allows for extended lectures, research projects, science and language labs, and in-depth dialogue between faculty and students. Dr. Kiefer is responsible for faculty recruitment, support, and professional development. Together with Mr. Hews, Dr. Kiefer seeks to spark classroom creativity and collaboration, and the highest level of academic instruction. Dr. Kiefer recently completed her Doctorate of Education Degree at The University of Pennsylvania for educational leadership.

Maureen Leming `95, Director of Communications and Marketing

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Maureen Leming `95, Director of Communications and Marketing
Boston University, B.A.

Mrs. Leming heads the Communications and Marketing Office at The Hun School of Princeton. Dedicated to sharing The Hun School experience with audiences near and far, Mrs. Leming and the communications staff employ strategies in traditional and new media to reflect our dynamic community. Mrs. Leming draws on the School’s philosophy and shared aspirations, as well as her deeply rooted school pride to reinforce School culture and attributes. She works with the administrative team, faculty, and students to facilitate transparency and a pro-active exchange of information. Her team is responsible for electronic media, media relations, photography, and publications.

Bill McQuade, Assistant Headmaster for Administrative Projects

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Bill McQuade, Assistant Headmaster for Administrative Projects
Juniata College, B.S.
Trenton State College, M.A.

Mr. McQuade has served The Hun School of Princeton for four decades as head of the Upper School, mathematics department chair, mathematics teacher, director of summer programs and varsity baseball coach.  Beginning in July 2010, Mr. McQuade assumed the role of assistant headmaster for administrative projects.  Mr. McQuade’s focus includes implementation of significant administrative projects to enhance school life with special emphasis on student projects, promoting the importance of community, student leadership, ethics, and character building.  The specialized programs and projects will provide Hun School students the opportunities to hone their individual skills and experience the rewards of community involvement.  During his tenure, Mr. McQuade has always encouraged students to exercise analytical thinking when making decisions.  He deems it imperative to instill confidence and values in order for students to prepare for success at the college level and in life.

Amy Roth, Director of Resident Life

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Amy Roth, Director of Resident Life
Saint Lawrence University, B.A.
Washington University, M.S.W.

In her role as director of resident life, Ms. Roth supports all residential programming for students at The Hun School from around the world.  From welcoming students to campus, to creating and organizing weekend social activities, Ms. Roth is tasked with making life in the School’s dormitories a comfortable and dependable home away from home.  To achieve a community of reliable young adults and resident faculty, Ms. Roth emphasizes the development of leadership skills, the importance of personal responsibility, healthy and respectful decision-making skills, and the value of diverse perspectives through formal and informal programs.

William Quirk, Director of Athletics

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William Quirk, Director of Athletics
Pennsylvania State University, B.S.
Trenton State College, M.Ed.

Mr. Quirk joined The Hun School of Princeton in 1980 and became the School’s director of athletics in 1986.  He is an active member of the residential life community at the School and is a long time coach of many of the School’s athletic offerings.  Mr. Quirk believes strongly in the value and educational opportunities that come from participation in athletics.  He seeks coaches who are highly organized and disciplined individuals, enthusiastic motivators, and concise communicators.  He has established athletic programs that invite all levels of participation, and teams that challenge athletes to their highest potential.

Ken Weinstein, Middle School Head

         
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Ken Weinstein, Middle School Head
Tufts University, B.S.
University of Massachusetts at Amherst, M.Ed.

Mr. Weinstein arrived at The Hun School in 2012, though he began his career in independent education at the middle school level in 1992, as a math teacher, crew and soccer coach and technology coordinator at Buckingham Browne & Nichols School.  As an educator and school administrator for more than twenty years, Mr. Weinstein is energized by engaging instruction, innovative classroom technologies, and supportive student-teacher relationships.  He values collaboration and communication between colleagues and enjoys working together toward shared educational and community goals.  Mr. Weinstein espouses student-centered learning, teaching that encourages creativity, and a varied and relevant academic, art, and athletic program.