Dean of Students

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Kris Clarkson

Kris Clarkson

Kris R. Clarkson has been Dean of Students at Juniata College since July 1, 1995. Previously he served for ten years as Dean of Students at Southern Vermont College (Bennington, Vt.) During his tenure at Southern Vermont, Mr. Clarkson was granted two leaves of absence in 1987 and in 1989 to work as Director of Student Life for the Semester at Sea program. Prior to his work at Southern Vermont, Mr. Clarkson served as Assistant Dean of Freshmen at Dartmouth College and spent four years working as Director of Student Activities and Housing at Hobart College, where he also served as Head Coach of the men's soccer team. Read more...

He is a graduate of Hobart College (N.Y.) and holds a master's degree in educational administration from Syracuse University. He continued his graduate education in educational policy, research and administration at the University of Massachusetts/Amherst.

As Dean of Students, Mr. Clarkson serves as the senior student affairs officer for an administrative area that includes athletics, student activities, campus ministries, community service, public safety, residential life, counseling services, health services and first-year programs.

His wife, Sarah, is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of William Smith College (N.Y.). She has worked as an editor and writer with the University Press of New England and Storey Communications. She currently serves as Director of Academic Support Services at Juniata and is an adjunct faculty member in the college writing program.