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Office of the Dean of Students

  • 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

    Senior Associate Dean of Students

    Responsible for:

    • Boise State CARE Team
    • Campus and community resources
    • One-on-one student support
    • Student self-efficacy
    • Communication and recovery support for student deaths

    Responsible for:

    • Boise State CARE Team
    • Campus and community resources
    • One-on-one student support
    • Student self-efficacy
    • Communication and recovery support for student deaths
  • Headshot of Assistant Dean of Students Anna Moreshead

    Anna Moreshead, LMSW

    Associate 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
  • Charlie Varland

    Associate Dean of Students

    Responsible for:

    • Co-curricular student programs
    • Student engagement
    • Experiential learning
    • Leadership development
    • Fostering a thriving community

    Responsible for:

    • Co-curricular student programs
    • Student engagement
    • Experiential learning
    • Leadership development
    • Fostering a thriving community
  • Kate Law

    Assistant Dean of Students

    Responsible for:

    • Facilitating the Student Conduct Process in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct
    • Maintaining health and safety of campus community
    • Managing Conduct Hearing Boards
    • Providing Education about Alcohol Consumption and Sexual Assault Prevention

    Responsible for:

    • Facilitating the Student Conduct Process in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct
    • Maintaining health and safety of campus community
    • Managing Conduct Hearing Boards
    • Providing Education about Alcohol Consumption and Sexual Assault Prevention
  • Jillian Krulac, M.Ed.

    Student Conduct Process Coordinator

    Responsible for:

    • Adjudicating behavioral student conduct
    • Conduct-centered outreach and prevention programming
    • Administrative support for Student Conduct Program

    Responsible for:

    • Adjudicating behavioral student conduct
    • Conduct-centered outreach and prevention programming
    • Administrative support for Student Conduct Program
  • Laci McCabe

    Substance Misuse Prevention Graduate Assistant

    Responsible for:

    • Creating and managing substance misuse prevention programming
    • Building collaborative substance misuse prevention resources, communication, events, and initiatives across campus
    • Alcohol and other drugs education and awareness
    • Assessing prevention efforts

    Responsible for:

    • Creating and managing substance misuse prevention programming
    • Building collaborative substance misuse prevention resources, communication, events, and initiatives across campus
    • Alcohol and other drugs education and awareness
    • Assessing prevention efforts
  • Sarah Wilson

    Academic Integrity Program Director

    Responsible for:

    • Fostering students’ academic growth and integrity by referring them to campus resources like tutors, learning assistants and centers, and faculty members
    • Teaching about designing assessments and curriculum that help students ‘learn by doing’
    • Process guidance for academic negligence or dishonesty reports, sanctions, and appeals

    Responsible for:

    • Fostering students’ academic growth and integrity by referring them to campus resources like tutors, learning assistants and centers, and faculty members
    • Teaching about designing assessments and curriculum that help students ‘learn by doing’
    • Process guidance for academic negligence or dishonesty reports, sanctions, and appeals
  • Currently Vacant

    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
  • Crystal Galea'i

    Administrative Assistant II

    Responsible for:

    • Administrative and office support
    • Student Outreach and Assistance support
    • Student employees

    Responsible for:

    • Administrative and office support
    • Student Outreach and Assistance support
    • Student employees
  • 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

    Responsible for:

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

Student Outreach and Assistance

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

    Michelle Tassinari, LPC, NCC

    Assistant Dean of Students for Outreach and Prevention

    Responsible for:

    • Suicide prevention and mental health awareness
    • Mental health skills and intervention training
    • Mental health post-hospitalization support
    • Consultation and coaching for responding to mental health concerns

    Responsible for:

    • Suicide prevention and mental health awareness
    • Mental health skills and intervention training
    • Mental health post-hospitalization support
    • Consultation and coaching for responding to mental health concerns
  • Meredith Higgins

    Case Manager

    Responsible for:

    • Supporting students navigating extenuating circumstances
    • Emergency Absence Notifications
    • Academic disruption guidance to promote the success and retention of students

    Responsible for:

    • Supporting students navigating extenuating circumstances
    • Emergency Absence Notifications
    • Academic disruption guidance to promote the success and retention of students
  • Michelle Cain

    Student Basic Needs Case Manager

    Responsible for:

    • Campus Food Pantry Operations
    • Basic Needs case management
    • Emergency relief and resource referrals

    Responsible for:

    • Campus Food Pantry Operations
    • Basic Needs case management
    • Emergency relief and resource referrals
  • Emily Hester

    Campus Food Pantry Operations and Sustainability Coordinator

    Responsible for:

    • Creating and Supporting Food Pantry Operations
    • Providing Leadership for Volunteers, Donations, Drives and Media Outreach
    • Advocating for Food Security Programming and Social Action

    Responsible for:

    • Creating and Supporting Food Pantry Operations
    • Providing Leadership for Volunteers, Donations, Drives and Media Outreach
    • Advocating for Food Security Programming and Social Action
  • Julie Walruff

    Graduate Case Manager

    Responsible for:

    • Assisting students living on campus overcome barriers to academic success
    • Connection to campus support and resources

    Responsible for:

    • Assisting students living on campus overcome barriers to academic success
    • Connection to campus support and resources
  • Jocelyn Ceccarelli

    MSW Graduate Intern

    Responsible for:

    • Emergency relief and resource referrals
    • Problem-solving barriers to academic success

    Responsible for:

    • Emergency relief and resource referrals
    • Problem-solving barriers to academic success
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