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Student Life

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The Office of Student Life seeks to enhance the academic, social, and spiritual lives of students through departments and programs outside of the formal academic curriculum. As the chief student affairs officer, the dean(s) of student life is responsible for managing student assessments, student counseling, student discipline, student organizations, spiritual life, and diversity efforts.

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Chalak Richards

Dean of Students, Diversity, and Belonging 


Al Sturgeon 

Associate Dean Student Life & Spiritual Development 


Hannah Neighbors 

Student Life and Advocacy Coordinator