Chris Shaffer, Associate Dean of Students
Lauren Rust, Coordinator of Residence Life for Staff Training and Development
Lauren Rust graduated from Salem College with degrees in English and Psychology and obtained a Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration from University of Louisville. Lauren supervises all the Resident Assistants (RAs) and Area Coordinators on campus, oversees RAs Training and Selection, advises the Resident Student Association, and manages Residence Life programming and events. Lauren lives on campus and shares in the On-Call Duty Rotation for Student Life.
Jekeyma Robinson, Coordinator of Residence Life for Housing Operations
Jekeyma graduated from Appalachian State University with a Master’s degree in Business Administration and did his undergraduate work in Business at the University of Virginia's College at Wise. Jekeyma’s main responsibilities is to coordinate the Business Operations of the Department of Residence Life, including Room Selection, Contracting and Conferences. Jekeyma lives on campus and shares in the On-Call Duty Rotation for Student Life.
The Associate Dean of Students, Coordinators of Residence Life, Coordinator of Student Activities as well as upper-class student Resident Assistants [RA's] live in residence and work together to create the most comfortable, supportive and responsive living environment possible. Students can contact them anytime if they need assistance.