Cornell LeSane

Professional Title

Dean of Admissions, Vice President for Enrollment






B.A., Hampton University; master of public management, Carnegie Mellon University.

Appointed dean of admissions in 2014, LeSane has more than 15 years of experience working in higher education. He has served on the steering committee for the Pittsburgh Science and Technology Academy, a magnet school for 6th through 12th graders, and as committee chair for College Success 101, an outreach program geared toward inner-city youth in the Pittsburgh area. He has also served as a judge for the Hightower Scholarships to underrepresented students in southwestern Pennsylvania and the Dominion Award of Achievement Scholarship. LeSane has also served as a faculty member for the College Exploration Experience and College For Every Student, two programs designed to help high school students prepare for, gain access to and succeed in college.