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Purdue wants to make sure you have the best college experience possible. The Office of the Vice Provost for Student Life focuses on the aspects of Purdue that truly help you feel at home and succeed inside and outside the classroom.

We bring together areas like housing, campus dining, student activities, arts and culture, and the Memorial Union. These are all areas that affect your life every day as a student. We know that when you find your "home" on campus — the place where you belong — you'll achieve even greater success.

Staff Contact Information

Dr. Beth McCuskey

Vice Provost for Student Life
bmccuske@purdue.edu
765-496-0341
Bio

Dr. Katie Sermersheim

Associate Vice Provost & Dean of Students
ksermer@purdue.edu
765-494-1257
Bio

Todd Wetzel

Assistant Vice Provost for Student Life and Executive Director of Purdue Convocations
tewetzel@purdue.edu
765-494-9712
Bio

Barb Frazee

Assistant Vice Provost for Student Life
bjfrazee@purdue.edu
765-494-1000
Bio

Heather Beasley

Director of External Partnerships
owenh@purdue.edu
765-494-8909
Bio

Rita Clifford

Executive Director IT Enterprise Relationship Management (ITERM)
clifford@purdue.edu
765-494-1538
Bio

Cassia Dean

Coordinator of Engagement and Outreach
cassia@purdue.edu
765-494-4616
Bio

Jay S. Gephart

Al G. Wright Chair, Director of Bands
jsgephart@purdue.edu
765-494-3952
Bio

Bill Griffel

Director, Purdue Musical Organizations
wgriffel@purdue.edu
765-494-3948
Bio

Michelle Jansen

Assistant Director, Human Resources
mjansen@purdue.edu
765-494-6772
Bio

Dr. Kyle Kittleson

Interim Director of Counseling and Psychological Services
kkittles@purdue.edu
765-494-6995

Stephanie Knight

Director, Leadership Programs
knigh102@purdue.edu
765-494-7431
Bio

Kevin Maurer

Director of Strategic Initiatives and Assessment
krm@purdue.edu
765-496-6408
Bio

Jackie Perkins

Director of Marketing
jmperkins@purdue.edu
765-494-6955
Bio

Zane Reif

Director of Purdue Memorial Union and Roger C. Stewart Leadership and Professional Development Initiative
zreif@purdue.edu
765-494-8901
Bio

Bob Shriner

Chief Development Officer 
rtshriner@purdue.edu
765-494-0246 
Bio

Chris Skiba

Director of Capital Projects
ceskiba@purdue.edu
765-494-1000
Bio

Mandy Smith

Administrative Assistant
mandysmith@purdue.edu
765-496-0341
Bio

Jeff Tatum

Director of Financial Affairs
tatumj@purdue.edu
765-494-2190
Bio

Gail Walenga

Director of Purdue University Student Health Center
shc@purdue.edu
765-494-1720
Bio

Mike Warren

Director of Recreation & Wellness
mikew@purdue.edu
765-494-3114
Bio