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Student Affairs

The Division of Student Affairs promotes success in academic, professional, and personal development.

We are committed to supporting a diverse community of students to become socially responsible, take action where it matters, and make a positive difference.

We provide the place where students’ lives are transformed.

Student Affairs Vision Statement

Our students will realize their purpose, passion, and true potential; empowering them to transform the world.

Vision Action Steps

  • Prioritize student success and development
  • Amplify the voice of students
  • Have the courage to innovate
  • Cultivate a culture of integrity and respect
  • Enrich strategic partnerships

Management Team

Gail Zimmerman   Bio
Dean of Students
Elliot Center
603-358-2842

This employee list was customized for the web per request of the department and may not correspond exactly with what Human Resources has on record for this department. To report any errors/omissions, please contact bcaulfield@keene.edu directly.


Student Affairs Directors

Lynne Andrews
Director of Recreational & Intramural Sports
Spaulding Gymnasium 100
603-358-2815
Kent Drake-Deese
Associate Dean of Students and Director of Residential Life
48 Butler Court 110
Jennifer Ferrell
Assoc VP for Student Engagement
Young Student Center 352
603-358-2664
Casey Justice
Director of Student Family Transitions and Community Living
Elliot Center
603-358-2064
Brian Quigley   Bio
Executive Director of the Wellness Center
Elliot Center
603-358-2438
Philip Racicot
Director of Athletics
Spaulding Gymnasium
603-358-2811
Matthew Salter
Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Conduct
Proctor House
603-358-8995

This employee list was customized for the web per request of the department and may not correspond exactly with what Human Resources has on record for this department. To report any errors/omissions, please contact bcaulfield@keene.edu directly.

Contact Student Affairs

Cristy Taylor ‘11
Executive Assistant to Dr. Kemal Atkins
Office of Vice President for Student Affairs
☎ 603-358-2108