Portrait of Bonnie Gorman

Bonnie Gorman

Dean of Students and Associate Vice President, Michigan Technological University

Dr. Gorman is passionate about the need to help students address issues of mental health, substance abuse, and suicide prevention in a systemic way. As the Dean of Students and Associate Vice President of Student Affairs at Michigan Technological University, she has made student mental health a priority on campus and has facilitated the introduction of Mental Health First Aid and QPR Suicide Prevention training for students, staff, and faculty. Michigan Tech is now in the process of becoming a JED campus.

Bonnie serves as an advocate for students and provides leadership for the delivery of student-centered programs in the areas of scholastic standards, academic support, and disability services; student conduct; orientation and parent programs; counseling, wellness and early intervention strategies; housing and residence life; student activities and Greek life, diversity and inclusion programs; and student information systems. Recent accomplishments include establishing a Student Success Center, the development of the Husky Food Access Network to address concerns of food insecurity.