Student Development Staff

Dean of Student Life

The Dean of Student Life oversees the Student Development staff and helps to develop policies and procedures for campus life, but they are also an advocate for students concerning things like academic and mental health accommodations.

Executive Assistant for Student Life

The Executive Assistant for Student Life oversees the management of mature student housing on campus. In addition to this, they are the assistant to the Dean of Student Life and the rest of the department.

International Student Services Coordinator

Beyond orientation, the International Student Services Coordinator provides ongoing assistance and support for students dealing with immigration (consultations, renewal, and/or acquiring documents), medical visits and international health insurance, and for the many cross-cultural issues that arise during the school year.

Residence Life Director

This professional, permanent staff member lives in residence and oversees all of residence life. They direct residence programming for students but also serve as a mentor and provides pastoral care. The Residence Life Director is trained in suicide intervention and conflict resolution and works to ensure that residence is a safe and supportive place for all students. Administrative duties such as room placement also falls to the Residence Life Director.

Resident Assistants (RAs)

RAs are student leaders, selected each year from among those who are interested in serving their community and developing leadership skills. They live in residence and organize weekly care groups for the other students in their assigned hall. These people are on the front line of residence living, providing support and ensuring that community life is enjoyed and respected by all.

Senior Resident Assistants (SRAs)

SRAs are student leaders, who carry out much the same role as the RAs. Each year two SRAs – one male and one female – are selected to lead a residence, as well as to provide leadership to their fellow RAs. Typically these roles are filled by those that have previously served as RAs. Like other RAs, the SRAs live in residence and organize weekly care groups for the other students in their assigned hall. These people are on the front line of residence living, providing support and ensuring that community life is enjoyed and respected by all.