Portrait of Timothy Council

Timothy Council is the dean of admissions and chief admissions officer at Claremont Graduate University. As dean of admissions, Timothy oversees the areas of admissions operations and student recruitment for the university.

Prior to his role at CGU, he was the director of admissions at the University of San Diego School of Leadership and Education Sciences, where he managed admissions and recruitment for 13 graduate degree programs. Prior to this role, Council spent several years in law school admissions, recruiting, and financial aid at Loyola Law School and the University of San Diego.

He holds a master’s degree in postsecondary administration from the University of Southern California and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of San Diego. He holds a Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential from the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance and has dedicated his career to working in nonprofit higher education.