Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Dennis is responsible for the leadership and management of all business practices for the division to include finance, budgeting, human resources, legal agreements, contractual obligations and compliance, facility renovation and new construction.  Dennis also facilitates diversity and multicultural trainings and workshops.

Awards and Recognition

Special Mission Recognition, United Methodist Women, Grace United Methodist Church, 2014

Outstanding Alumni Award, Johnson State College, 2014

LGBTQA Staff Leadership Award, The University of Vermont, 2004

Cross Cultural Communications and Social Justice Award, President’s Commission on Racial Equality, The University of Vermont, 2002

Associations and Affiliations

  • ACPA: College Student Educators International
  • National Association of College and University Business Officers
  • Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • International Institute for Restorative Practices Certified Trainer
  • Intercultural Development Inventory, LLC,  Qualified Administrator and Trainer
  • Vermont’s Camp Ta-Kum-Ta, Past President, Board Member and Camp Director
  • Children’s Oncology Camping Association International, Past President and Board Member


  • M.S. Educational Leadership, Troy University
  • B.S. Sociology and Cultural Anthropology, Johnson State College


  • (802) 656-8830
Office Location:

Nicholson House, 41 South Prospect Street

Courses Taught

Financial Management in Higher Education for the Higher Education and Student Affairs Program, The University of Vermont (2008-2015)

20th Century Student Leadership, Florida Keys Community College (1993-1995)