Human Resources

The mission of the Office of Human Resources of Washington & Jefferson College is to provide leadership and support to our faculty and staff who serve our students and campus community. We are committed to creating, encouraging, and maintaining an environment of inclusion, trust, and respect by empowering the personal and professional development of others. Our team is committed to improving communications, enhancing policies and procedures, and fostering positive employee relationships while continuing to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal laws.

All employment verification should be sent to:

Human Resources Staff

Sharon Kolesar
Director of Human Resources
3rd Floor, Thompson Hall

Kate DeGarmo
Human Resources Generalist
3rd Floor, Thompson Hall

Valerie Guyton
Human Resources Specialist
3rd Floor, Thompson Hall


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Thompson Hall

Photo of Thompson Hall

Built in 1905, Thompson Hall served as the first unified library of W&J. It is adorned on the outside with Memorial Library and the names of many historical and literary figures. Thompson Hall currently houses the offices of the Registrar, Academic Affairs, Business and Finance, and Human Resources and is located adjacent to Old Main.


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