General communications

(319) 895-4234
Box: 1665


Student Affairs
600 First Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314-1098

Office of Student Affairs

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    John W Harp

    Vice President for Student Affairs

    EdD (abd) University of Memphis, MEd Winthrop University (SC), BA Winthrop University. At Cornell since 1995, previously at University of Memphis, Rhodes College (TN) and Winthrop University.

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    Gwen Schimek

    Interim Dean of Students

    MS Colorado State University, BA College of St. Catherine. At Cornell since 2011, previously at the College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University and Colorado State University.

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    Cindy Krob

    Student Affairs Assistant

    At Cornell since 2009.

Intercultural Life

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    Schvalla Rivera

    Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Intercultural Life

    MA Indiana State University. At Cornell since 2014, previously at Vincennes University.

Thomas Commons

Residence Life

Career Engagement Center

Civic Engagement

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    Katie Wilson

    Assistant Director of Civic Engagement

    Master of Education in higher education administration from the University of Arkansas.At Cornell since 2015.

Chaplain's Office

Counseling Center

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    Dr. Brenda Lovstuen

    Director of Counseling

    PhD University of Missouri - Kansas City, MA Northeast Missouri State University (now Truman State University), BA Cornell College. At Cornell since 2001.

Student Health Center

Campus Safety

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    Mark Winder

    Director of Campus Safety

    Specialized Incident Management System (NIMS) training, including crisis management for school-based incidents. At Cornell since 2015.

Dining Services

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    Joan Homrich

    General Manager of Bon Appetit Dining Services

    Nutrition Degree State Tech Memphis TN. At Cornell since 2013, previously at the Capital Group San Antonio TX and the Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN.