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 C Bristol
Assistant Headmaster for Enrollment Management and Strategic Planning
Hamilton College - B.A. University of Pennsylvania - M.Ed.
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.
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 C Hamlin
Assistant Headmaster for Advancement
(609) 921-7600 Ext 2215
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 K Hews
Head of the Upper School
(609) 921-7600 Ext 2255
Bowdoin College - B.A. College of William & 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.
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.
Katharin L Kiefer
Dean of Faculty/Science Teacher
(609) 921-7600 Ext 2257
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.
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.
William H Quirk
Director of Athletics and Physical Education
(609) 921-7600 Ext 2134
Penn 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.
Middle School Head; Head Girls' Crew Coach
(609) 921-7600 Ext 2247
Tufts University - B.A. University of Massachusetts at Amherst - Ed.M.
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.
Dr. Hun could never have predicted that his small tutoring school would evolve into a bustling, broad institution that has helped shape the lives of thousands of boys and girls from all over the world.
The Hun School of Princeton is an independent, coeducational, private day and boarding college preparatory school. Student-centered, hands-on learning prepares students for the global community in which they will live and work.