Dean of Students and Vice President for Student Affairs
Click here to email Gail Cummings-Danson,
Interim Dean of Students and VP for Student
Affairs your questions or comments.
Cerri Banks named Skidmore’s dean of students
W. Rochelle Calhoun, Dean of Students and Vice President for Student Affairs, has been named Vice President for Campus Life at Princeton University, effective September 1, 2015.
Gail Cummings-Danson, Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Director of Athletics, will serve as Interim Dean of Students and Vice President for Student Affairs for the coming academic year.
The Dean of Students and Vice President for Student Affairs oversees a broad range
of programs and services designed to promote academic success, cocurricular life,
and personal development.
If you are uncertain whom you should contact about a specific question or a problem, the Dean's office can help you get in touch with the right office staff.
Student Affairs Division
Vision Statement: Achievement and Success for All Students
An interest in students’ co-curricular lives—as expressed in the division of the Dean of Student Affairs—is a symbol of Skidmore College’s commitment to the fullest possible development of the student. The intentional connection to and collaboration with Academic Affairs recognizes that living circumstances and the college environment directly affects the learning potential of any student. Therefore, the offices of the Dean of Student Affairs collectively work to enhance the climate for student learning, engagement and success.
In support of the College’s Mission, “to educate a diverse population of talented students,” the Dean of Student Affairs division works collaboratively with all College departments to create an integrated educational experience in the context of living and learning in a welcoming, engaged, inclusive, and socially responsible community. While challenging and supporting the whole student, specific attention is paid to intellectual, emotional, physical, spiritual and social growth and development.
Taxi and CDTA Bus schedules for Skidmore College
Student Opportunity Funds - Students may request financial support of worthwhile student co-curricular and leadership initiatives.
Submit your application to the Office of the Dean of Student Affairs, Case 311.
Please note the following submission deadlines:
- Fall Deadline: Nov. 4, 2016
- Spring Deadline: March 6, 2017