Duke Leadership Academy Scholars Profile
Title: Director of Financial Aid
Senior Management Area: School of Nursing
Class Year: 2019
Jill Cordell is the Director of Financial Aid at the School of Nursing, where she oversees the awarding of loans and scholarships for all nursing students. In her eight years at the School of Nursing, she has focused on providing a high level of customer service to students and implementing process improvements while working to educate student borrowers and keep loan debts down. Jill's 18 years as a Duke employee include stints at the Career Center and the Undergraduate Financial Aid office.
Jill holds her undergraduate degree from Duke. She lives in Durham with her husband, daughter, son, and American Eskimo dog. On the weekend, she is often attending her daughter's soccer games, exploring downtown Durham, or curling up with a good book.