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Position changes in Student Affairs

November 11, 2019

In an effort to better serve students and support the mission of Idaho State University, the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management is announcing several personnel changes.

 

Dianna Brush has been promoted to a Management Assistant for the Vice President for Student Affairs and the Dean of Students. Dianna supports the work of the division in a multitude of ways, including scheduling, report preparation, maintaining the division website, coordinating Student Affairs events, and managing correspondence with committees, staff, and students. Dianna is excited about this opportunity to contribute to the work and vision of the Student Affairs team..

Stephanie Foreman has joined Student Affairs as the Student Care and Assistance Coordinator. Stephanie, an ISU alumna with a bachelor’s degree in Workplace Training and Leadership, is passionate about connecting students with resources that can help remove barriers to their academic and personal goals. These resources include Benny’s Pantry, the Bengal Meal Share program, and the student emergency fund. Stephanie also works with students in need of a medical withdrawal. Her goal  is to provide the kind of support that will enable students to fully participate, academically and socially, as members of the ISU community. 

Kelly Moor has been promoted to Director of Strategic Initiatives, reporting to the Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management. Working closely with department and division leadership, Kelly will develop, coordinate, and provide support for strategic projects, as well as facilitate communication in support of overall institutional and divisional objectives. Kelly finds the energy and spirit of collaboration in Student Affairs inspiring and is enthusiastic about directing her energies toward the division’s initiatives to enhance student retention.

Corey Zink has accepted the position of Executive Director for Academic Advising and Assessment. This position will report to the Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management and will begin on November 18. Corey has held various administrative positions in higher education involving the oversight of advising, enrollment, and retention for the last 17 years. Since 2013, he has been the Director of Student Services for the College of Technology, where he has had the opportunity to implement proactive support strategies that have led to increased levels of student success. Corey is looking forward to using his experience to serve the entire ISU student population in this role designed to coordinate advising efforts and increase levels of student persistence.   

 On Nov. 18, Craig Joseph will become the Director of Student Affairs Marketing, reporting to Lowell Richards. He will be responsible for the oversight, leadership, management, and support of all marketing functions for the Division of Student Affairs, including marketing undergraduate admissions and specialized communications for prospective students and key stakeholders. Craig, who brings 18 years of experience in enrollment management, marketing, and communication to his new role, is already brainstorming ideas like mapping out the student life cycle and developing a division engagement strategy to help enhance our students’ experience.