University Life Division
The University Life Division is led by…
Joseph J. Cicala, Ph.D.
Vice President for University Life and Dean of Students
610.796.8211 * email@example.com * Veronica Hall, Second Floor
Dean of Student Success
…whose responsibilities include Freshman Advising, Freshman Connection Days, First-Year Seminar (FYS), and supervision of Career Development, Freshman Foundations, our Learning Center (including Disability Services), and Study Abroad.
Karolina Dreher, M.A.
Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life
610.796.8218 * firstname.lastname@example.org * Veronica Hall, First Floor
…whose responsibilities include Residence Life, Community Standards, and Study Abroad.
Claire Murphy, M.D.
Director of Health Services
610.796.8334 * email@example.com * Veronica Hall, Lower Level
…whose responsibilities include our Health and Wellness Center, Counseling, and our health education initiative “A healthier U.” Claire also chairs our Thoughtful Assessment Group (TAG).
Director of Campus Ministry
610.790.1922 * firstname.lastname@example.org * Francis Hall
…whose responsibilities include liturgical celebrations and other manifestations of worship and spirituality, alternative breaks, and our retreat program, along with partnership in our emerging initiative for Franciscan education and integration.
Abby Swatchick, M.Ed.
Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Activities
610.568.1474 * email@example.com * Bernardine Hall 1156
…whose responsibilities include Student Activities, New Student Orientation, Commencement, campus programming, and leadership development. Abby also is advisor to Student Government Association, which includes and represents all Alvernia student clubs and organizations.
Also reporting to Dr. Cicala are Multicultural Initiatives (T.B.D.), Operations Coordinator Sandy Kroenig, and Executive Assistant Tracy Hine. Dr. Cicala serves as Alvernia’s Title IX Coordinator and is the designated first responder to complaints from students concerning discrimination or harassment on the basis of gender, disability, or race/ethnicity, in addition to his overall responsibilities.