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Steve Herndon

As the assistant dean of students, Steve supports the dean of students in advocating for students’ academic and personal success. In particular, Steve serves as a member of the Division of Student Development’s Campus Awareness, Response and Evaluation Team (CARE), as a manager in the dean of students after-hours on-call rotation for crisis management, as a member of the university’s hearing board, and as a Title IX investigator. As the executive director of housing and residence life, Steve oversees a department that houses over 6,500 undergraduate students in traditional residence halls, apartments and over 400 university owned houses.

Previously, Steve served as the assistant director of residence education for the First Year Experience at the University of Dayton, where he was responsible for the overall development of coherent and comprehensive educational programs in the first-year residential communities. Prior to Steve’s arrival at the University of Dayton, he worked in university housing at the University of Arizona and North Carolina State University.

Steve is a member of the Association of College and University Housing Officers – International (ACUHO-I), the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) and ACPA – College Student Educators International. From 2005 until 2007, Steve served as the awards chair for ACPA’s standing committee for graduate students and new professionals.