Faculty & Staff Directory
Director of Financial Aid
Office: Welcome Center
Office Phone: 803.321.5120
Office of Enrollment Management
M.P.A., Clemson University
B.A., English, Presbyterian College
Thomas Ard assumed the role of Director of Financial Aid with the beginning of the 2019-2020 academic year.
He returned to Newberry after serving as Associate Director of Financial Aid at North Greenville University. Before that, he served Newberry as Scholarship Coordinator before becoming Assistant Director of Financial Aid in 2017. Ard has served in similar roles at Greenville Technical College and Virginia College, and as a student services program coordinator in Clemson University’s accounting office.