Michael Olin

Dean of Mathey College
Office Phone
315A Hamilton Hall

Dean Olin directly oversees the academic and residential life advising for all students affiliated with Mathey College, supervises the day-to-day operation of the college office, and works closely with the head of college and the staff at Mathey to provide support and programming.

Michael Olin earned an M.S. in Counseling at Loyola University in Maryland, and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration at New York University. He began his career at Princeton in 2007 as the inaugural director of student life in First College before serving as Associate Dean of Undergraduate Students from 2012-17. He also served at Lafayette College from 2018-21 as its first College Transition Specialist, focusing on the needs of marginalized and underrepresented students, before being appointed Lafayette’s Dean of Advising and Co-curricular Programs.

Areas of Responsibility
Academic Advising, A.B. candidates
Advanced Standing and Advanced Placement
Leaves of Absence
Mathey College
Transfers between Degree Programs: A.B. to B.S.E.
Transfers between Degree Programs: B.S.E. to A.B.
Transfers between Departments