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Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Hello Beacon family!  It is a great privilege to serve as your Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.  My office provides leadership for a group of 15 areas that span the range of student needs and interests.  We work each day to advance student care, connection, and inclusion.  We are here to meet the 24/7 needs of our community. We are Student Affairs, and we are here for you, the students!

Karen Ferrer-Muñiz, PhD

Karen Ferrer-Muñiz, PhD
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Dean Karen Ferrer-Muniz at orientation.

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Division Leadership Groups

Vice Chancellor's Executive Team

This group identifies and addresses issues related to the Division’s mission, vision, and goals.  It provides high-level strategy and decision-making that have implications for strategic development, operations, and resource management.  Membership includes the Vice Chancellor, Associate Vice Chancellor, Assistant Vice Chancellors, Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police, Executive Director of Health Services, and the Director of Finance and Administration.

Student Affairs Staff Council



Karen Ferrer-Muñiz, Ph.D.
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs,


Shawn De Veau, J.D.
Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs & Dean of Students



Steve Neville, Ph.D.
Assistant, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs



Michael C. Metzger, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs



Aurora Burgos
Executive Assistant to the Vice Chancellor



Ashlee Carter, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Students & Deputy Title IX Coordinator



Jennifer Maitino
Associate Dean & Director of Housing and Residence Education



Chiquita Baylor
Assistant Dean of Campus Involvement



Robert Pomales
Executive Director of University Health Services

Shaun Morgan


Shaun Morgan
Executive Director of Global Programs



Kimberly Santora
Director of the Counseling Center



Diane Pankow
Director of General Medicine



Mariette Bien-Aime Ayala, Ph.D.
Director of U-Access



Chris Colon
Director of Student Affairs Technology Services



Donald Baynard
Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police



Ken Sprague
Associate Director of Public Safety/Deputy Chief of Police



Janet Wolk
Director of Finance and Administration

Contact Us

Student Affairs
Quinn Administration Building, 3rd Floor