Karen Richardson is a Class of 1993 alumna. She became the dean of admission at Princeton in July 2019. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in politics and has a master’s degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. As a Princeton student, Richardson was a resident adviser at Forbes College. She sang in the Gospel Ensemble, worked at Princeton-Blairstown Center, was a Big Sister, and worked in the Office of Admission as a federal work-study student.