Within one week of hire, closed loopholes in WSCU’s housing contract that allowed students to cancel the
contract with minimal penalty. Retained an additional $300,000+ for the annual budget.
Within two years, increased on-campus housing occupancy from 58% to 80%+ and increased
auxiliary revenues by nearly $2MM:
Initiated Living Learning Communities and Sophomore Year Experience Housing which
created stronger student communities.
Opened a new, 225 bed, state-of-the-art apartment facility which provided vastly improved
housing for upperclassmen.
Aggressively marketed on-campus living to off-campus students through print media,
presentations using video and power-point in highly visible locations, and social media such
as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
Developed creative incentives for students to live on campus such as discounts for early sign
up, free meal plans for confirmed referrals, and guaranteed single rooms.
Initiated first-in-Colorado pet program in one apartment facility allowing residents to bring
their dog or cat on campus resulting in an additional $36,000 in revenue.
Initiated program changes that emphasized student governance in residential communities
which increased students’ social and academic engagement with the University.
Overhauled Resident Assistant staff recruitment, selection, and training resulting in an
increased number of students applying for the position, a higher level of talent in staff hired,
and staff who were better prepared to assume the position at the start of fall semester.
Upgraded room assignment processes by developing and initiating online procedures that
engaged students directly in choosing their roommates and where they would be living thus
providing students more choice and control as well as the convenience of being able to
achieve this from the comfort of their own rooms at times most convenient to them.
Developed and initiated a student intervention tracking system which measured all direct
interventions by staff with students and improved follow up on referrals, Resident Assistant staff
effectiveness, and Clery Act compliance.
As appointed member of Emergency Operations Group, developed an emergency operations plan
that provided direction and guidance to the campus for a variety of emergency situations that
potentially could arise.
Improved WSCU student conduct process:
Designed and initiated a University Conduct Hearing Board (UCHB) to hear student conduct cases
where eviction from on campus residences, suspension or expulsion could result and created a more
consistent and fair approach to student conduct cases.
Designed and implemented training programs and written training materials for UCHB.
Served as a University Hearing and Appeals Officer for higher level student conduct cases.
As member of WSCU’s Campus Assessment Response and Evaluation Team, promoted student, faculty and
staff success and campus safety by identifying and performing as early as possible interventions with individuals
who demonstrated behaviors that were considered to be early warning signs of possible disruptive or violent
Took on responsibility for Conference Services as part of departmental restructuring, utilizing personnel more
efficiently and realizing budgetary savings for the institution.
Served as Title IX Coordinator for the 2011 – 2012 Academic Year and continued to serve as a Title IX
“Deputy” for WSCU. Conducted Title IX incident investigations. Trained University Personnel on Title IX
regarding reporting responsibilities and expectations. Served on Title IX Coalition for the University. Ensured
the University was meeting federally mandated requirements.
Served as the primary on-call emergency resource for professional Residence Life Staff as well as for all WSCU
Student Affairs Staff in the absence of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Associate Vice President for