Scott Helfrich will be joining Residential Life on October 4 as the Director of Upper-Division Houses where he will bring a relational, strategic, and coordinated approach to the administration and management of the Upper-Division Houses. Scott will lead a team of five -- the Residential Coordinator and four Area Coordinators -- in delivering an intentional residential experience that is aligned with Brown’s Liberal Learning Goals for the Open Curriculum. Scott will report to the Senior Associate Dean and Senior Director of Residential Life.
After a competitive national search, we have chosen Brenda Ice to serve as the senior associate dean and senior director of the newly reorganized and expanded Office of Residential Life. Brenda is a visionary leader with more than twenty years of experience in higher education and an exceptional track record of leading capital projects, strategic planning, assessment management, policy development, budget management, crisis and case management, and systems implementation all in service to student learning and support.
We are pleased to announce that Kathleen Towne has been appointed to the newly created position of Assistant Director of Financial Operations for the Division of Campus Life. Kat joins us from the Department of Athletics and Physical Education where she provided financial support for four years. Prior to Brown, Kat worked at Wagner College, earning her MBA in Management while leading athletic ticketing and marketing operations. Kat is also a graduate of Fordham University, where she earned a B.A. in Political Science.