Why Zicklin

Simon Harley

Assistant Dean for Graduate Enrollment

Simon Harley joined the Zicklin School in November 2016 as Assistant Dean for Graduate Enrollment. He provides strategic direction for graduate student recruitment and leads the Office of Graduate Admissions. Simon is an advocate for expanding access to graduate education and has a commitment to providing student-centered services.  

Simon began his career working in admissions and registrar services at King’s College London and the Royal Veterinary College at the University of London. In 2006 he moved to the United States and held positions as Associate Director of Graduate Admissions at Touro College and Director of Graduate Admissions at Brooklyn College (CUNY).  

With a long-held interest in international education, he taught English as a Foreign Language at schools in the Czech Republic and Slovakia and studied at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands through the ERASMUS program. 

Simon holds a MA in English from the University of Glasgow and an MSEd in Higher Education Administration from Baruch College.