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David Tuttle Joins the Admission Team

Jim Norman

We are pleased to announce that David J. Tuttle will join the Canterbury community as Director of Recruitment & External Affairs, effective July 1, 2022. In this position, David will be responsible for external recruitment initiatives such as cultivating partnerships with education consultants and secondary school placement counselors, creating strategies for advancing new and existing markets, and leading international recruiting.

David has been immersed in the small independent boarding school community for 30+ years, 20 of which have been in enrollment management senior leadership roles. He comes to Canterbury from Westover School in Middlebury, Connecticut, where he served as Director of Enrollment Management. He previously led enrollment and admissions efforts at The Oxford Academy in Westbrook, Connecticut; Stuart Hall School in Staunton, Virginia; Linden Hill School in Northfield, Massachusetts; and The Kildonan School in Amenia, New York.

“We are excited to have David join our already strong Admission team,” said Jake Dellorco, Director of Strategic Enrollment Management. “He is a tremendous advocate for small schools and the transformative opportunities they offer students and families. His extensive experience in the recruitment and enrollment arena will be a great asset for Canterbury.”

In addition to his work experience, David continues to serve various other industry leadership roles. He is a Board Director for the Small Boarding School Association and an Admissions Leadership Council member for both the Enrollment Management Association (EMA) and ASSIST. Previously he sat on the Independent Educational Consultant Association Foundation Board and The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) Conference Committee. He also served as a peer mentor for the EMA. 

Welcome to the hilltop, David!