Meet Our Team

Kendal Washington White - Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Kendal Washington White

Dean of Students
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs

Kendal assumed the role of Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students in February 2014, after serving as Interim Dean of Students since January 2013. She joined the Dean of Students Office in Fall 2009, providing leadership in the areas of student accountability, academic integrity, disruptive/threatening behavior, LGBTQ Affairs, the Women’s Resource Center, as well as many other aspects of the office.

SevaPriya Barrier - Senior Associate Dean of Students

SevaPriya Barrier

Senior Associate Dean of Students

Provides direction for the central units of the Dean of Students Office.  Oversees strategic planning, policy analysis and development, coordination of staff enrichment, campus education and outreach initiatives, and departmental collaboration and communication.

Kathy Adams Riester - Associate Dean of Students Director, Parents & Family Association/Campus Safety Coordinator

Kathy Adams Riester

Associate Dean of Students
Director, Parents & Family Association/Campus Safety Coordinator

Directs all aspects of the Parent and Family Programs unit including serving as Director of the Parents and Family Association. Provides outreach for the campus on parent and family related issues. Serves as the UA's Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) Campus Safety Coordinator.

Teresa Graham Brett - Associate Dean of Students Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement

Teresa Graham Brett

Associate Dean of Students
Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement

Provides leadership for inclusion and multicultural engagement efforts and leads a team of program directors and staff who oversee LGBTQ Affairs, the Women’s Resource Center, African American Student Affairs, Asian Pacific American Student Affairs, Guerrero Student Center, Native American Student Affairs, as well as collaborative and intersectional initiatives across all Centers and the campus community.

Chrissy Lieberman- Associate Dean of Students

Chrissy Lieberman

Associate Dean of Students

Oversees Student Assistance and Accountability, Academic Integrity, the Associated Students of the University of Arizona (ASUA), and the Graduate Professional Student Council (GPSC). Provides educational programs for the campus on issues relating to student conduct policies, academic integrity, disruptive or threatening behavior and community standards.

Rosanna Curti - Assistant Dean of Students, Student Assistance and Accountability

Rosanna Curti

Assistant Dean of Students
Student Assistance and Accountability

Oversees Student Assistance and Accountability. Provides educational programs for the campus on issues relating to student conduct policies, disruptive or threatening behavior, and community standards.

Trace Camacho - Assistant Dean of Students, Director for Fraternity and Sorority Programs

Trace Camacho, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean of Students
Director for Fraternity and Sorority Programs

Provides leadership for the Fraternity and Sorority Programs area including oversight for all fraternity and sorority chapters, governing associations, and develops and implements educational programming to address critical issues. In addition provides guidance for, and assists in, long-range strategic planning and implementation for the University’s diverse and dynamic fraternity and sorority community.  Servers as the Campus Safety Officer and provides oversight for the SafeCats program and campus wide safety initiatives and as a member of the Dean of Students Office Leadership team. 

Sylvester Gaskin, Ed.D, Assistant Dean of Students

Sylvester Gaskin, Ed.D.

Assistant Dean of Students
Student Governance & Programs (ASUA/GPSC)

Provides leadership, and oversight for the University of Arizona’s student governing bodies, the Associated Students of the University of Arizona (ASUA) and the Graduate and Professional Students Council (GPSC). Works with student governance leaders and members of the campus community to develop and administer various programs that meet the needs of undergraduate and graduate and professional students.

 Cody Nicholls - Assistant Dean of Students, Student Programs

Cody Nicholls

Assistant Dean of Students
Student Programs

Oversees the programs and resources of the Student Vets Center and ROTC.  Collaborates with internal and external partners to ensure the needs to these student groups are met.

Sherard Robbins, Assistant Dean of Students, Equity and Student Engagement

Sherard Robbins

Assistant Dean of Students
Equity and Student Engagement

Serves as the primary educator for staff and students related to issues of diversity, inclusion, equity, and integrity education in the Residence Halls and the Dean of Students Office departments and programs.