At Southern Utah University, Jason Ramirez serves as assistant vice president of student affairs and dean of students. He assists in the oversight, leadership, management and administration of the various student affairs areas of the university. Additionally, he directly oversees housing and residence life, judicial affairs, counseling and psychological services, and student involvement and leadership.
Previously, Ramirez served as the associate vice president for student life and dean of students at Carthage College in Wisconsin, and as a complex director at Western Illinois University.
Ramirez earned a master’s degree in college student personnel administration at Illinois State University and a bachelor’s degree in arts administration at Upper Iowa University.
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Upper Iowa University: B.S., Arts Administration
Illinois State University: M.S.E., College Student Personnel Administration
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Illinois State University online
Jason Ramirez, M.S.E. ’02, graduated from Illinois State and made a couple of stops along the way to his current position as associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students at Southern Utah University.
“I fell into student affairs by way of student activities. I loved programming and creating a social community on campus.”
At Southern Utah University, Ramirez oversees conduct, housing and residence life, student involvement and leadership, student activities, Greek life, multi-cultural affairs, counseling and psychological services, health and wellness, and SUU outdoors.
SUU Names Jason Ramirez as New Dean of Students
Southern Utah University online
After an extensive national search, Southern Utah University recently announced Jason Ramirez as the new associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students.
In his new role, Ramirez will oversee a slew of offices and initiatives on campus including University Housing, Student Involvement and Leadership, Counseling and Psychological Services and the University’s wellness education efforts.
Jared Tippets, vice president for student affairs, said of the new hire, “Dean Ramirez is a well-respected educator with a passion for helping students succeed. He is a proven leader in the field of higher education and we feel lucky to get to benefit from his expertise. I believe his leadership style will result in a lot of positive experiences for our students, staff and faculty and that they will enjoy working with him in the years to come.”
Jason Ramirez hired as assistant vice president for student life at Utah university
Carthage College online
Jason Ramirez, who guided Carthage through major improvements in student life, has accepted a leadership position at Southern Utah University.
“In his work, Jason has always considered the well-being and education of our students as his top priority,” President Woodward said. “Under his leadership, student government and student activities have thrived and evolved, and residence life has become a major positive component of the student experience at Carthage.”
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