Kim Cataldo-Murray

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Kim Cataldo-Murray

Area Director of Residential Life

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Residential Life


Originally from Massachusetts, Kim joined the Employer Relations team of Career Services in November 2021 before transitioning to the Area Director role in Residential Life in August 2022, overseeing Brown Commons. She graduated with her M.Ed. in Student Affairs Counseling in December 2021 from Bridgewater State University, and completed her B.S. in Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology from Northeastern University in December 2016. During her graduate studies, Kim received experience in academic advising, orientation/first-year experience, and leadership development. Kim has worked full-time in Student Affairs since 2017 in various roles within Residence Life and Admissions at Syracuse University, Bridgewater State University, and Western Michigan University.

With an interest in assessment, she has worked on divisional committees for strategic learning and assessment-based best practices at Bridgewater State University, and created climate and needs assessments at Syracuse University and Western Michigan University, respectively. 

Outside of work Kim enjoys exploring the new places (especially ones with good food), exercising, cooking, doing puzzles, and spending time with her wife, Jackie (Assistant Athletics Director for Marketing and Fan Engagement) and cat, Jax. She is excited to be part of the Colgate Community!