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Student Affairs

Kemal Atkins
Vice President for Student Affairs, Kemal Atkins Ed. D.

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

Kemal Atkins, Ed. D.   Bio
Vice President for Student Affairs
Young Student Center
603-358-2108
Gail Zimmerman   Bio
Associate Vice President/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 ccassin@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 Student and Director of Residential Life
48 Butler Court 110
603-358-2339
Jennifer Ferrell
Director of Campus Life
Young Student Center 352
603-358-2664
Kelli Jo Harper
Interim Title IX Coordinator
Keddy House
Daniel Henderson   Bio
Director of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives
Elliot Center
603-358-2121
Casey Justice
Director of Transitions and Parent Programs
Elliot Center
603-358-2064
Brian Quigley   Bio
Director of the Counseling 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
Jane Warner   Bio
Director of Disability Services
Elliot Center 141
603-358-2354

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 ccassin@keene.edu directly.

Contact Student Affairs

Vanessa Redfield
Executive Assistant
Mail Stop 1503
Keene State College
Keene, NH 03435-1503
☎ 603-358-2108