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The Office of the Dean of Students provides resources, guidance and support for students and other members of the Hamilton community.
Please stop by the Elihu Root House or call to have a question answered, submit a form, or just say hello.

Meet Our Staff

Chris Card

Vice President and Dean of Students

ccard@hamilton.edu

315-859-4020

Chris Card leads the staff of the Division of Student Life with a focus on student leadership and engagement, intellectual and personal growth, a safe living and learning environment, and community building activities.

Jeff Landry

Associate Vice President for Student Affairs

jlandry@hamilton.edu

315-859-4020

Jeff Landry is responsible for the day-to-day operations and provides direction and leadership to the division of Student Life. In addition, Jeff provides oversight for the following departments: Campus Safety, Campus Investigator, Community Health Promotions, Counseling and Psychological Services, Student Health Services, and the Office of Community Standards. Jeff is also a member of the Hamilton Emergency Response Team (HERT).

Travis Hill

Associate Dean of Students for Student Engagement

thill@hamilton.edu

315-859-4020

Travis Hill reports to the Vice President and Dean of Students and serves as a member of the Student Life Leadership team. Travis supervises the Directors in the Office of Community Living, Orientation and First Year Programs, Outdoor Leadership, and Student Activities. Travis oversees Greek life on campus, serves as a judicial hearing officer, and serves on a variety of committees including HERT, Trans Advocate Team, and Enrollment Management.

Maria Genao-Homs

Associate Dean of Students for Diversity and Inclusion

mgenaoho@hamilton.edu

315-859-4020

Maria Genao-Homs reports to the Vice President and Dean of Students and serves as a member of the Student Life Leadership Team. Maria oversees two key functional areas: International Student Services and the Chaplaincy. Maria provides an insightful vision for the collective work of ensuring a campus climate in which all students feel like they belong in order to thrive and succeed. She does so by collaborating with students, staff, and faculty to realize this espoused institutional goal. Additionally, Maria serves as the chair of the Bias Incident Response Team (BIRT), advisor to the QuestBridge Scholars Network, liaison to Hamilton's Posse Scholars Program, and represents Hamilton College on the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) DEI Committee.

Sarah Solomon

Associate Dean of Students for Student Support Services

ssolomon@hamilton.edu

315-859-4463

Sarah Solomon provides leadership and oversight for a campus-wide student case management program that addresses the needs of students who are experiencing significant difficulties related to mental health, physical health, and/or psycho-social adjustment. Sarah will provide direct case management services including interventions, referrals, and follow-up services. She will work in close collaboration with faculty, faculty advisors, health care providers, Student Affairs colleagues and parents and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Adam Van Wynsberghe

Associate Dean of Students for Academics

avanwyns@hamilton.edu

315-859-4600

Associate Professor of Chemistry Adam Van Wynsberghe coordinates the academic advising program and serves as a resource for faculty advisors. He chairs the Committee on Academic Standing (CAS), assists students to prepare petitions to the CAS, and administers its decisions. Adam works with faculty and other associate deans to help students resolve a variety of academic issues, and consults with the chair of the Honor Court on cases.

Judith Trimboli

Campus Investigator and Compliance Officer

jtrimbol@hamilton.edu

315-859-4917

Judie Trimboli serves as the Campus Investigator and Compliance Officer located within the Dean of Students Office. Her primary responsibility is to investigate reports of harassment and sexual misconduct, along with violations of the Student Code of Conduct and the Society, Group, Organization and Team Accountability Policy. She provides investigative reports to the Title IX Coordinator and the Office of Student Conduct, while ensuring the College meets the proper compliance requirements. Judie is also a member of the Hamilton Emergency Response Team (HERT).

Emma Moteyunas

Student Support Case Manager

emoteyun@hamilton.edu

315-859-4463

Emma provides direct support, including guidance, resources and referrals when Hamilton students are experiencing difficulties related to mental health, physical health, personal and family emergencies, financial issues, or other areas of concern. Emma is also a trusted source of consultation for College community members to assist in student support planning when a student is struggling. Through collaboration with faculty, staff, family members, health care providers both on and off campus, as well as many other support resources, Emma is focused on utilizing a holistic approach and building relationships with Hamilton community members to ensure our students are aware of and have access to needed support and resources when difficult circumstances arise.

Karen Boots

Staff Assistant, Office of the Dean of Students

kboots@hamilton.edu

315-859-4634

Karen Boots provides a broad range of secretarial and administrative support for the Associate Dean of Students for Student Support Services, the Student Support Case Manager, the Associate Dean of Students for Academics (including duties for the Committee on Academic Standing and the Honor Court), and serves as a liaison for the Global Learning Office.

Contact

Office / Department Name

Dean of Students Office

Contact Name

Dean of Students Office

Office Location
Elihu Root House
Hours
M
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tu
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
W
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Th
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Fr
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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