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Our Team

We are committed to connecting students to the people and resources they need to thrive. We welcome opportunities to journey alongside students in support of their academic and personal well-being.

Dean of Students Staff

  • Headshot of Christian Wuthrich, Dean of Students

    Christian Wuthrich, Ph.D.

    Dean of Students

    Responsible for:

    • Advocacy and support related to critical or emerging student issues
    • University policy pertaining to students
    • Faculty and staff concerns
    • Research on students and student success
    • Careers in Student Affairs

    Responsible for:

    • Advocacy and support related to critical or emerging student issues
    • University policy pertaining to students
    • Faculty and staff concerns
    • Research on students and student success
    • Careers in Student Affairs
  • Headshot of Associate Dean of Students Lauren Oe

    Lauren Oe, LMSW

    Associate Dean of Students

    Responsible for:

    • Boise State CARE Team
    • Campus and community resources
    • One-on-one student support
    • Student self-efficacy
    • The Parent and Family Association

    Responsible for:

    • Boise State CARE Team
    • Campus and community resources
    • One-on-one student support
    • Student self-efficacy
    • The Parent and Family Association
  • Headshot of Assistant Dean of Students Anna Moreshead

    Anna Moreshead, LMSW

    Assistant Dean of Students

    Responsible for:

    • The Impact Scholars Program
    • Navigating financial, academic and social challenges
    • Case management support services
    • Student engagement in campus and community change

    Responsible for:

    • The Impact Scholars Program
    • Navigating financial, academic and social challenges
    • Case management support services
    • Student engagement in campus and community change
  • Kate Law

    Assistant Dean of Students

    Responsible for:

    • Student Code of Conduct
    • Student Conduct Process

    Responsible for:

    • Student Code of Conduct
    • Student Conduct Process
  • Headshot of Michelle Tassinari, Outreach and Prevention Case Manager for the Office of the Dean of Students at Boise State

    Michelle Tassinari, MA, LPC, NCC

    Outreach and Prevention Case Manager

    Responsible for:

    • Suicide prevention awareness and training
    • Suicide risk assessment & safety planning
    • Sources of Strength peer prevention project
    • Campus and community partnerships
    • Consultation and coaching

    Responsible for:

    • Suicide prevention awareness and training
    • Suicide risk assessment & safety planning
    • Sources of Strength peer prevention project
    • Campus and community partnerships
    • Consultation and coaching
  • Ryan Vilfer

    Case Manager

    Responsible for:

    • Supporting students impacted by COVID-19
    • Case management support services

    Responsible for:

    • Supporting students impacted by COVID-19
    • Case management support services
  • *currently vacant*

    Academic Integrity Program Director

    Responsible for:

    • Using academic integrity as a guide to get the most out of your education
    • How to work with tutors, learning assistants, peers, and faculty members successfully
    • Writing, collaboration, and ethics
    • Teaching strategies to foster academic integrity in your learning environment
    • Academic dishonesty reports, sanctions, and appeals

    Responsible for:

    • Using academic integrity as a guide to get the most out of your education
    • How to work with tutors, learning assistants, peers, and faculty members successfully
    • Writing, collaboration, and ethics
    • Teaching strategies to foster academic integrity in your learning environment
    • Academic dishonesty reports, sanctions, and appeals
  • Eluterio Escamilla

    Director

    Responsible for:

    • Applying for the GI Bill
    • Services provided by the Veteran Services Center
    Veteran Services Center / Veteran Student Support Services

    Responsible for:

    • Applying for the GI Bill
    • Services provided by the Veteran Services Center
  • Photo of Rachel Zarr, adminstrative assistant 2 of the Dean of Students at Boise State

    Rachel Zarr

    Administrative Assistant 2

    Responsible for:

    • CARE Administrative Support
    • Suicide Prevention Support
    • Data Collection

    Responsible for:

    • CARE Administrative Support
    • Suicide Prevention Support
    • Data Collection
  • Stephanie Neighbors

    Assistant to the Dean, Business Operations Manager

    Responsible for:

    • Scheduling with the Dean
    • Student support, student death notices, grievances
    • Emergency student locator services
    • Student Handbook

    Responsible for:

    • Scheduling with the Dean
    • Student support, student death notices, grievances
    • Emergency student locator services
    • Student Handbook
  • Emily Hester

    Campus Food Pantry Operations and Sustainability Coordinator

  • Julie Walruff

    Graduate Case Manager

  • Megan Quinn

    MSW Graduate Intern

  • Madi Brown

    Student Office Assistant

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