Student Life Departments

The departments in Student Life provide students with a wide variety of opportunities for learning, well-being, and support. In addition, Student Life departments connect faculty, staff, students and alumni to programs and services that help them be successful and productive in their interactions with UMD. A list of departments and their leaders follow, and links to each department are found at left.

Student Life Directors Team at their Fall 2022 Retreat


Alumni Relations Matt Duffy, Director
Budgets and Personnel Toni Christensen, Director
Career Center Jill Kolodzne, Director
Dining Services Betsy Helgesen, Director
Disability Resources Meryl Lucchesi-Freyberg, Director
Diversity and Inclusion Susana Pelayo Woodward, Director
Health Services David Worley, Director
Housing and Residence Life Jeremy Leiferman, Director
Kirby Student Center Jeni Eltink, Director
Operations/U Card Office Pat Keenan, Director
Recreational Sports Outdoor Program (RSOP) Adam Burke, Director
Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution Chris Kaberline, Director
Transportation and Parking Services Lisa Norr, Director
UMD Stores/Print Services Mike Herrick, Director
Dr. Lisa Erwin


Lisa Erwin, PhD
Vice Chancellor for Student Life and Dean of Students