Student Life Staff

Meet the Student Life Staff

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

  • 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, dean of the Class of 2019 and Davis Scholars, joined the Class Deans in 1986 as dean of the Class of 1989.

  • John O’Keefe is dean of the Class of 2020 (A-L). 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 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 has extensive experience developing and directing college-level tutoring and academic support services, student retention initiatives, and first-year experience courses.

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

  • Jim Wice brings a breadth of knowledge to directing Wellesley's Accessibility and Disability Resources. He manages resources and information for all members of the campus community, whether applicants, students, faculty, staff, or visitors.