Office of Student Life


Mission Statement ​

The Office of Student Life at the Newark campus strives to cultivate a campus community where students can achieve success and become responsible citizens. Our purpose is to support the university’s mission by providing service​s and programs, encouraging student learning in and out of the classroom, and developing a diverse community which​ is educationally purposeful, open, just, disciplined, caring and celebrative. ​​

Vision Statement 

The Office of Student Life intentionally creates an involved community to promote students’ well-being, personal development and commitment to the common good through transforming experiences. To provide our students with an opportunity to develop these dimensions, the Office of Student Life offers an array of programs, services and activities.

John L. and Christine Warner Library and Student Center
Room 226


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John Davenport, PhD

Dean of Students

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Holly Mason

Associate Dean of Students

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Amanda Waser
Administrative Assistant

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​Stephanie Rowland
Director, Student Life-Disability Services​

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Tyler Guminski
Access Specialist, Student Life-Disability Services

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Vorley M. Taylor
Program Manager, Multicultural Affairs

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Charles DePriest, MA, LPCC-S
Lead Mental Health Counselor, Counseling Services

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Kathleen Reed, LPCC
Mental Health Counselor

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Jeffrey Storer

Program Coordinator, Recreational Sports

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Tim Goetz
Manager, Career Development & Experiential Learning

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Shantrice Bradley 
Housing Coordinator – Newark Campus

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Megan BeVier
Administrative Associate, Housing and Residence Education



Sexual Violence Prevention and Response

​Sexual Violence Education & Support

We are the area within the Office of Student Life that addresses situations of sexual assault, stalking, intimate partner abuse, and sexual harassment. We cover the prevention and the education aspect, as well as the advocacy and support aspect of sexual violence.

​​Support and Advocacy
Sexual Violence Prevention and Response
Contact Student Life at 740.364.9578


Title IX

​​​​​​​Title IX is a federal law passed in 1972 that prohibits sex-based discrimination in all activities and programs of educational institutions receiving federal funds.  Prohibited sex-based discrimination includes pregnancy discrimination and sexual harassment, including sexual violence.