Jackie Wilson is New Associate Dean of Student Affairs

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Jackie Wilson

Jackie Wilson’s role will include supervising residence life and housing, as well as overseeing student health and wellness services.

Jackie Wilson has returned to her Indiana roots as the associate dean of student affairs at Rose-Hulman.

Wilson brings more than 20 years of experience in higher education, with roles in student housing, occupancy management, crisis response, student affairs theory and academic skills for life-long learning.

Her role at Rose-Hulman will include supervising residence life and housing, as well as overseeing student health and wellness services.

Originally from DeKalb, Ill., Wilson spent her formative academic and professional years earning a bachelor’s degree in English from Earlham College in Richmond, Ind., working as registrar at Valparaiso University’s School of Law in Valparaiso, Ind., and serving as assistant director of residence life at Earlham.

Prior to those positions, Wilson gained professional experiences in several positions at Stanford University involving international relations, housing assignment management and scholarships. She earned a master’s degree at Stanford in higher education administration and policy analysis.

For the last 13 years, Wilson has been at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, as assistant director of residential life and as an instructor of learning resources. She earned outstanding staff and safety check awards in the Division of Student Affairs.

Wilson is a member of such professional organizations as the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, Association of College and University Housing Officers, Association of Higher Education and Disability and International Institute for Restorative Practices.

Wilson and her husband, Steve, live in a residence hall at Rose-Hulman and say they are looking forward to becoming involved into the campus community and activities. While at Stanford, Jackie was a member of an improvisation comedy performing group on campus and in nearby San Francisco. Steve will be associate professor of religion in Rose-Hulman’s Department of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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