Richard (Rick) Rudnick joined Office of Residential Life in January 2020 as Associate Dean and Director of Residential Education. In this role, Rick provides leadership and management to the residential education portfolio and works to ensure the success of the residence life program at Brown University. Rick reports to the Dean of Students and AVP, Koren Bakkegard, and is a member of the university care and threat assessment teams and serves on the Campus Life Executive Group (CLEG).
Rick previously served as the Assistant Director for Residence Life at the University of Kansas and as an Area Coordinator for Housing and Dining Services at Kansas State University. Rick is a graduate of the Social Justice Training Institute and a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.
Rick is a doctoral candidate nearing completion of his Ph.D. in Counseling and Student Development from Kansas State University and holds an undergraduate degree in Administration of Justice, and Master of Public Administration from Southern Illinois University.