Keene State College has announced the new Dean of Students and Assistant Dean of Students.
According to an email sent to faculty members by Jennifer Ferrell, Associate Vice President for Student Engagement, Kat Dougherty will serve as Assistant Dean of Students starting on February 7, and Marney Buss will serve as Dean of Students starting on February 21.
Dougherty most recently served as Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at Franklin Pierce University. According to the email, Dougherty “has strong experience and background in Student Conduct, Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Adjudication, and Behavioral Intervention.”
Buss most recently served as Assistant Dean of Students at Nichols College in Massachusetts. Buss joins KSC “After nearly 20 years of progressively responsible positions and multiple functional areas in the field of Student Affairs,” according to Ferrell’s email.
Dougherty and Buss’ offices will be located at 48 Butler Court.
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