Ashton Darrett will be joining Student Support Services as Associate Dean. Ashton currently serves as the Associate Director of Academic Advising at the College of Saint Rose where he supports the broad and holistic advising of the student body and building support networks for students with colleagues in counseling, spiritual life, and academic support programs. He has also coordinated the Exploratory Major program, taught a number of student success courses, and worked to support student success plans for those struggling with a wide range of concerns. Prior to this role, he served as Academic Counselor at Berkshire Community College and as Staff Assistant in the Center for Student Success and Engagement/Career Services department at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. He holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and a master's degree in Higher Education Administration from Bay Path University. He is currently working on his Doctorate in Higher Education Leadership and Management from Edgewood College.