Interim Dean of Students
What does the Dean of Students do?
Administrative support and institutional leadership for several key areas of University operations which includes student conduct adjudication; student crisis response and intervention at both the individual and community levels; student advocacy and problem-resolution in consultation with administrator, faculty, staff and other UH System campus personnel; compliance with relevant University policies, state guidelines and federal regulations governing student life and student affairs, including but not limited to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy & Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act, and the Americans With Disabilities Act; and development, implementation and assessment of programs, practices, policies, activities, and initiatives designed to improve student success and contribute to the Hawaii Graduation Initiative. Oversees continuity in oversight for these programmatic areas, and so that institutional liability is reduced and mitigated. Several of these functions constitute areas in which institutions of higher education have faced growing litigiousness in recent years; as such, risk management is essential.