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Dean of Students

The mission of the Office of the Dean of Students is to serve students as they manage academic, personal, social, and emotional issues and concerns; represent their legitimate needs to others; and represent the University's interests to them.

The Dean of Students serves as the senior Student Affairs officer and also assumes responsibility for the following:

  • Student Life offices (Residential Life, Student Involvement) 
  • Strategic planning
  • Student issues & student conduct
  • Parent relations
  • Student Success & Behavioral Assessment Team
  • Student government
  • Coalition for Respect
  • Class Marshal program
  • Annual Dean of Students Half Marathon Challenge and Food Drive

Meet the Staff

David M. Tuttle

dtuttle [at] trinity [dot] edu

Associate Vice President/Dean of Students 



Megan Kruse

mkruse [at] trinity [dot] edu

Coordinator for Technology and Special Projects


Yvonne Gonzales

ygonzale [at] trinity [dot] edu

Administrative Assistant 


Office Hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.