- Admissions Director
Admissions Director Lisa Payton is nothing if not well-rounded. The 2nd of 6 children born to a French-Canadian mother and a Detroit military man, Lisa was born in France, living in many countries and states during her formative years. She attended an international high school in the Netherlands for grades 9-11 before graduating from Highland Park High School just north of Chicago. She received her degree in Psychology from Eastern Michigan University and went to work for the University of Michigan. There she worked in program development, conflict resolution assistance with students & faculty and creation of integrative frameworks for student learning around social issues. She also worked as the Critical Incident Response Coordinator for U of M and Program Director for the College of Engineering. Lisa joined the CWS staff in 2007.