Tia Knowlton Lane

MCAA Board — Class of 1998


Tia Knowlton Lane has worked in higher education admissions since 1999, most recently as Associate Director of Admissions at The College of Wooster. While in Atlanta, she worked both at Oglethorpe University for six years and Stein Communications for a year after departing Marietta College in 2005. She has remained active in the several higher education professional organizations such as the National Association of College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and Georgia Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers (GACRAO).

Tia graduated from Marietta College in 1998 with a Bachelor's degree in Management with a minor in Entrepreneurship. While a student, she was inducted as a member of Tau Pi Phi, a business honorary and was active in Alpha Xi Delta sorority and many vocal ensembles. She also earned her Masters of Liberal Learning with concentrations in Communication and Counseling in 2002 while working in the Office of Admission and has continued her education by attending the Harvard Institute for Higher Education and completing a certificate in strategic enrollment, becoming a Registered Enrollment Professional in 2010.

Tia and her husband, Mark, a 2001 and 2004 Marietta College graduate, currently reside in Royal Oak, Michigan with their son, Ethan, and daughter, Emma.