Shelley is Waring School's Director of Admissions. She holds a BFA degree in dance from Emerson College and a MS degree in public administration from Russell Sage College. Prior to joining Waring, Shelley was Bard College's Associate Director of Admission for 17 years and the Dean of Students for ten years. In recognition of her exceptional advocacy for students, Bard now gives the Shelley Morgan Award annually to a member of Bard's faculty, staff, or students who displays leadership, compassion, commitment, and dedication to the Bard community. Shelley enjoys cooking for friends and Waring students, gardening, writing, and yoga. She joined Waring in 2015.