• Brendan P Dougherty

Brendan P. Dougherty


Phone: 610-409-3066
Text: 610-569-9415

I joined the Ursinus admission staff in June 2020. As an Assistant Director, I am privileged to work with students and their families through their admission process. I work with students from California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Virginia, Washington D.C., Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia, Iowa, Illinois and Indiana.

Getting to know Brendan

  • Hometown: Reading, PA
  • Hobbies: Outdoor volleyball, lacrosse, football, working on cars
  • Major(s)/minor(s) in college: biology
  • Favorite book or podcast: Pardon My Take

Tip for the college search:

Visit the schools you want to attend. Virtual visits are great but until you actually set foot on campus, you won’t know what its like to be there.

Ursinus is a great place for:

Trying new things. With a liberal arts education we want you to expand what you already know. Take classes that you never thought you would. Join a club or organization and get involved with the great Ursinus community.


I began my higher education journey by working at Delaware Valley University where I was an admission counselor. I was born in Reading, PA and graduated from Governor Mifflin High School. I then attended Rosemont College where I earned a bachelors in biology. I was a three year starter on the lacrosse team. Being a small school I was able to be involved in many aspects of student life. I was the vice-president of the student athlete committee, an orientation leader, and was involved in many of the clubs. I loved the small school atmosphere. I then earned a Master’s degree in Higher Education from Purdue University - Global. Throughout these experiences I learned a lot about higher education and the opportunities it can provide students. Now that I am at Ursinus I see the opportunities students are able to be involved in. The students are immersed into their a great environment their first week on campus. You can be whatever you want to be on campus. I am excited to help students and their families through this process.


Rosemont College ’16 B.A. Biology
Purdue University Global ’20 M.S. Higher Education Administration