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Topic: Res Life

Senior Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives Michelly Peña and Associate Director for Operations Richard Hilton both stepped down from their ResLife positions earlier this semester.

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Two directors step down from ResLife

March 6, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Two directors in the Office of Residential Life resigned earlier this semester, following a year of high employee turnover in the office.

Affected students were originally given 72 hours to move out of Buxton after returning to campus this spring, but now have a more flexible timeline.

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U. suspends Buxton House

January 24, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The University has suspended the housing privileges of Buxton International House until fall 2020 after finding the program house had “again violated the student code of conduct while on deferred suspension from a previous violation,” wrote President Christina Paxson P’19 in a Jan. 18 letter.

Before serving as dean of students, Mary Grace Almandrez was the director of the Brown Center for Students of Color until 2014, for which she was awarded the University Excellence Award for Managing Excellence.

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Dean of Students stepping down next month

October 26, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Mary Grace Almandrez will step down from her position as associate vice president for campus life and dean of students, according to an Oct.19 email.

Office of Residential Life understaffed

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Office of Residential Life understaffed

September 4, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Three community directors in the Office of Residential Life have resigned this summer, leaving two supervisors with the primary responsibility of overseeing and training this year’s 137 Residential Peer Leaders, according to Mary Grace Almandrez, dean of students and acting senior director of ResLife.