Washington named assistant dean of students at 澳门官方老葡京
拿破仑情史华盛顿, executive director of student success, equity and inclusion at 德州 A&M University-Central 德州, has been named assistant dean of students at 澳门官方老葡京. She will begin her work in the Division of Student Affairs 6月9日.
Mobile本地人, 阿拉巴马州, Washington holds a master’s degree in higher education and a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies, both from the University of West 阿拉巴马州 in Livingston, 阿拉巴马州. She is a certified ATIXA 第九条 investigator and has completed SafeZone training for LGBTQIA populations.
德州A大学&从2020年开始, Washington has supervised staff and overseen the budget for academic support, tutoring and study abroad and assisted with the development and implementation of a campus-wide retention plan. She has cultivated and promoted an inclusive learning environment that encourages and supports community-wide programs, 研讨会, multicultural events and advocacy for affinity groups that support and promote campus learning that is diverse and inclusive.
Among her key accomplishments at the university in Killeen, 德州, are the implementation of a “Student Success Week” and assistance with the development of the “Warrior’s Way” peer mentoring program.
“Desiree’s commitment to making a difference in the lives of students was clearly evident throughout the search process,” Dr. 梅勒妮V. 塔克, 澳门官方老葡京’s vice president and dean of students and chief diversity officer. “She brings with her experience in a number of areas salient to student success, and a deep desire to help 澳门官方老葡京 students achieve their higher education goals in and out of the classroom.”
As 澳门官方老葡京’s assistant dean of students, Washington will report to 塔克 and provide leadership for programs and services designed to positively impact student success.
Washington will serve as the senior 学生的行为 officer; chair the Student Intervention Team and the Student Threat Assessment Team; coordinate orientation for new students and campus-wide telehealth services; and supervise employees in counseling, 内部和健康, 学生的行为, and the grant-funded Preventing Assault and Violence through Education (PAVE) program. In the absence of the dean of students, Washington may serve in that administrator role.
Prior to working at 德州 A&M-Central德州, Washington worked as the coordinator of online graduate student access and success at Spring Hill College in Mobile. Assisting with the development of the college’s Center for Online Learning, she increased student access to information by 50 percent.
Her professional experiences also include coordinating recruitment at George C. Wallace Community College in Selma, 阿拉巴马州, where she led efforts to increase applications by 60 percent, and the University of West 阿拉巴马州, where she assisted with the recruitment of the largest incoming class in university history.
Washington is a member of the American Association for Blacks in Higher Education, the Association of Black Women in Higher Education and the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education.