The University of Notre Dame has appointed Christy Pratt (pictured) to director of admissions. Also, Mahan Mirza has been promoted to executive director for the Rafat and Zoreen Ansari Institute for Global Engagement with Religion at the Keough School of Global Affairs. Pratt previously served as senior associate dean for undergraduate admissions at the University of Virginia. Mirza most recently served as the lead faculty member for the university's Madrasa Discourses project.