William J. Brown Jr.

Bill Brown

Bill with a quilt made from his late father's ties.


Email: brownw@hood.edu
Phone: 301-696-3400
Office: Admission House


William “Bill” Brown Jr. was named vice president for enrollment management in July 2015. Brown oversees the offices of admission and financial aid. He provides support to undergraduate retention efforts and assists in identifying and developing signature academic programs in collaboration with the academic affairs and student life offices.

Brown earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Lebanon Valley College, a master’s in business administration from Philadelphia University and completed the management development program at Harvard University.

Before coming to Hood, Bill served as interim vice president for enrollment management at Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York. Prior to that, he was vice president of enrollment management at Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pennsylvania.

He has more than three decades of experience in higher education and is a member of numerous professional organizations associated with admission and financial aid.

Bill and his wife, Donna, live in Downtown Frederick with their Olde English Bulldogge, Sir Winston Doodle Dandy.


  • MDP, Harvard University
  • MBA, Jefferson (formerly Philadelphia University)
  • B.A., Lebanon Valley College