Wesley Whiteside

Associate Director of Recruitment and Diversity

  • Undergraduate Recruitment & Admissions

Contact Information

Office Location

301 Newhouse 1

Wes Whiteside is the face of the Newhouse Visitor’s Center. He works with prospective students and their families and coordinates several of the Newhouse School’s diversity initiatives. He conducts information sessions and tours, and oversees the school’s participation for all of the undergraduate admissions events. He also trains and supervises the Newhouse Ambassadors, a group of students who assist with undergraduate recruitment.

Wes has been with Syracuse University since 2009, holding positions as an admissions counselor in the Undergraduate Admissions Office, academic adviser in the Undergraduate Advising and Records office at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and as a career exploration specialist in the Office of Central Career Services.

He earned a B.A. in communications from Gannon University. An avid sports fan, Wes played football at Gannon University and is a fan of SU sports. He also enjoys traveling and food.