Meet the Student Life Staff

  • Mared Alicea-Westort

    Mared Alicea-Westort directs multicultural programs and provides information, referrals, and advising on internships and advocacy to all Latina students.

  • Tracey Cameron

    Tracey Cameron oversees student success initiatives; manages the operations of Harambee House (the Black cultural center); supervises programming for the campus community; and serves as a resource and advocate for students of African descent.

  • Susan Cohen

    Susan Cohen, dean of the Class of 2016 and Davis Scholars, joined the Class Deans in 1986 as dean of the Class of 1989.

  • Leah Fygetakis

    Leah Fygetakis

  • John T. O'Keefe

    John O’Keefe is dean of the Class of 2017. In addition to working directly with students as their class dean, he is also director of Advising and Academic Support Services, and responsible for coordinating academic advising services for all Wellesley students.

  • Karen Zuffante Pabon

    Karen Zuffante Pabon has been involved in the fields of international education and immigration for more than 20 years. She provides vision and leadership in the development and implementation of programs, services, and policies that strengthen and celebrate Wellesley's intercultural community.

  • Roberta Schotka

    Roberta Schotka has extensive experience developing and directing college-level tutoring and academic support services, student retention initiatives, and first-year experience courses.

  • Karen Shih

    Karen Shih advises students of Asian descent and directs multicultural programs on campus.

  • Jennifer Stephan

    B.S., Johns Hopkins University; M.S., Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University

    Jennifer Stephan is the dean of the Class of 2018. Dean Stephan came to the Class Deans' Office from the Computer Science Department at Wellesley, where she taught for 13 years.

  • Lori Tenser

    Lori Tenser serves as dean of the first-year class each year. As class dean, Dean Tenser provides guidance and support to first-year students as they make the transition into the college environment.

  • James Wice

    Jim Wice brings a breadth of knowledge to directing Wellesley's Disability Services. He manages resources and information for all members of the campus community, whether applicants, students, faculty, staff, or visitors. He is the ADA Coordinator and Section 504 Coordinator for Wellesley College.