Robert Massa

Robert Massa

Vice President for Communications, Lafayette College

Currently employed at Lafayette College

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    An active contributor to his field, Robert Massa possesses an extensive publication history regarding matters pertaining to education. In 2010, he penned an op-ed article appearing in The New York Times entitled The Case for Early Decision, which detailed his views on early enrollment. In addition, he has written articles on scholarships and financial aid for the Journal of College Admission and an article entitled Financial Aid and Admissions: Impact, Influences, and Issues for the Journal of Student Financial Aid. Robert Massa also regularly contributes editorials regarding college admission to smaller, local news outlets. Robert Joseph Massa holds years of professional experience in the field of education. Currently, he functions in the position of Vice President for Communications at Easton, Pennsylvania’s Lafayette College. Before that, he spent time as Vice President for Enrollment and College Relations at Dickinson College, as Dean of Enrollment at Johns Hopkins University, and as Director of Student Aid at Union College in Schenectady, New York. Robert J. Massa earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master of Education at the University of Rochester. He went on to attend the Teachers College of Columbia University to earn a Master of Arts in Higher Education and a Doctor of Education. In his spare time, Bob Massa enjoys traveling and has ventured to areas across Europe, the United States, and South America. He also maintains an interest in choral singing. A charitable contributor, Robert Massa gives to the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating Pennsylvanians about breast cancer.



Vice President for Communications

At Lafayette College

From 2009 to Present

Vice President for Enrollment and College Relations

At Dickinson College

From January 1999 to January 2009

ACE Fellow

At Harrisburg Area Community College

From January 2007 to January 2008

Dean of Enrollment

At Johns Hopkins University

From January 1989 to January 1999

Associate Vice President for Admission and Financial Aid

At Trinity University

From January 1987 to January 1989

Associate Dean of Students and Director of Student Aid

At Union College

From January 1980 to January 1987

Assistant Director of Student Aid and Assistant Dean of Admissions

At Colgate University

From January 1975 to January 1980

Student Aid Counselor

At Columbia University

From January 1974 to January 1975


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