Placed Leaders

Shannon Clark

Dean of Faculty

The Hotchkiss School

Storbeck Search | Diversified Search Group partnered with The Hotchkiss School to conduct a nationwide search that resulted in the appointment of Shannon Clark as Dean of Faculty.

Clark is a deeply experienced, data-driven, and culturally competent leader who will bring strong consultative skills to the position. She joins Hotchkiss from Noble and Greenough School where she has most recently served as the upper school director of studies. Prior to this role, she was director of the Academic Steering Committee for three years and served as head of the English Department for six years. She has been a member of the Disciplinary Committee and the Faculty Evaluation Redesign Committee. In addition, she has served as assistant coach to the girls varsity cross country team for the past 16 seasons, and she spent six years as a dormitory resident. Before joining Nobles, Clark held a variety of roles at Deerfield Academy from 1995 to 2008. She earned her M.A. in comparative literature from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and her B.A. in music and English from Dartmouth College.

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