Faculty & Staff Profile
M.Ed., Educational Leadership and Policy, University of Utah
Coral Azarian first joined the Rowland Hall community in July of 2011 as the Development Associate. The following summer she left to pursue graduate studies in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of Utah. While completing her M.Ed. at the U, Coral served as the Graduate Assistant for Student Involvement at Westminster College, where she stayed on as the Coordinator for Student Involvement, Leadership and Orientation after graduating in 2014. She returned to Rowland Hall in the summer of 2015 as the Director of Financial Aid/Associate Director of College Counseling. She later transitioned to the Student Council Adviser while continuing her role in College Counseling after implementing a prior prior year Financial Aid process for returning Rowland Hall families in the Spring of 2016. She has since moved fully into the role of Associate Director of College Counseling. Prior to moving to Utah in 2011, Coral worked as an Admissions Counselor at both Providence College and her alma mater, Stonehill College, where she graduated with a B.A. in History in 2009.
Professional Engagement: Coral is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), the Rocky Mountain Association for College Admission Counseling (RMACAC), and the Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools (ACCIS). From 2017 - 2021 she served as the UT Delegate and Mentorship Chair on the Executive Board of the Rocky Mountain Association for College Admission Counseling and in 2017-2018, she was asked to serve as the NACAC Conference Social Committee Co-Chair for the national conference that was held in Salt Lake City in September of 2018. In addition to her committee work, Coral has presented at regional conferences for both RMACAC and NEACAC (New England Association of College Admissions Counseling), national conferences for ACCIS, and at the NACAC Conference in Louisville, Kentucky in 2019 on incorporating student leadership into the college counseling process.
Personal: Coral grew up on Cape Cod in Massachusetts and loves heading back to the east coast any chance she gets to visit family and friends. In 2011 she and her college sweetheart moved to Salt Lake and married in the summer of 2018. In January 2020 they welcomed their daughter Cameron and currently are enjoying life as a family of three.