Before accepting her position at Peddie in 2010, Sarah Venanzi completed her doctoral degree in chemistry at Duke University. Venanzi graduated from Randolph-Macon College in 2005 with a B.S. in chemistry and a minor in biology. She was a member of the Randolph-Macon women's basketball team, serving as captain in her junior and senior years. Venanzi is a graduate of Ephrata Senior High School (PA), where she was a three-year letter winner in basketball and a captain her senior year. She serves as the director of residential life and teaches chemistry. She resides on campus in Caspersen dormitory with her husband, three children and dog Greta!