Dean of Students

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Contact the Dean of Students Office

Alumni & Student Engagement Center - 2nd Floor
939 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01610
508-793-7423
dos@clarku.edu

Dean of Students Staff

Francy MageeFrancy Magee
fmagee@clarku.edu
Assistant Provost & Dean of Students

FRANCY MAGEE arrived in February 2016 to serve as the Assistant Provost and Dean of Students. Overseeing the Division of Student Affairs, she works to bring the various units together in a common vision of excellence that promotes student success and engagement at Clark. Francy’s professional career underscores her commitment to creating programs and services, in student affairs and with institutional partners, that engender students’ learning and leadership development in the context of their positive community participation. A practitioner-scholar whose research focuses on faculty and students’ collaboration on research projects, Francy contributes to the field of higher education through leadership roles as well as presentations and papers on student learning, professional leadership development, undergraduate research, faculty careers, and teaching.

Prior to coming to Clark, Francy served as the Dean of Campus Life at New York Institute of Technology, where she was instrumental in developing policies and procedures related to campus crisis response, including Title IX, and was part of a leadership team that revitalized and transformed student life. She also served for a year as Acting Director of NYIT’s Division II athletic program. In addition, Francy has held leadership roles at Columbia University and Middlebury College. She earned her B.A. in German and communication studies from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, an M.Ed. in counseling from the University of Virginia, and her doctorate in organization and leadership from Teachers College, Columbia University. Francy has taught undergraduate classes in student success and psychology, master’s level classes in communication, and is currently on the faculty of the higher education doctoral program at New England College.

Originally from Virginia and most recently from New York City, where she spent 15 years, Francy is an avid ice hockey fan, hiker, arts patron, and tea drinker. A resident of Worcester with her family, she loves spending time with her dog, is a self-proclaimed cat whisperer, and decent wood-stacker.

Adam KeyesAdam Keyes
akeyes@clarku.edu
Assistant Dean of Students & Deputy Title IX Coordinator

ADAM KEYES started working at Clark in 2014 and currently serves as Assistant Dean of Students and Deputy Title IX Coordinator. In this role, Adam oversees Residential Life and Housing and serves as a Title IX investigator. Adam’s primary roles on campus are supporting students in crisis or trauma and investigating Title IX cases involving students. In addition to his official responsibilities, Adam volunteers as a staff mentor for the Clark Men’s Lacrosse team.

Originally from Spencer, Massachusetts, Adam received a B.S. in Business Administration from Fitchburg State University as well as a Master of Public Administration and a Certificate of Human Resource Management from the University of New Haven.

Adam enjoys working out, playing golf, cooking and spending quality time with his family.

Nadja JohnsonNadja Johnson
najohnson@clarku.edu
Assistant Dean of Students

NADJA JOHNSON joined the Clark community in January 2016 as Assistant Dean of Students. In this role, she has oversight of the office of Multicultural and First Generation Student Support. Additionally, she provides generalist expertise in the Dean of Students office, coordinating resources with departments across the institution, primarily supporting students facing academic, social and personal challenges and working with special student populations. She integrates her background and training in community mental health in her work in student affairs.

Prior to joining Clark, Nadja was director of diversity and student success at Valley City State University. She also previously held leadership roles in multicultural programming and international student services and served as an adjunct professor of sociology and psychology at Florida Atlantic University and the University of Central Florida.

Nadja received her B.A. in psychology from Fisk University, M.A. in clinical psychology from the University of Central Florida and her Ph.D. in comparative studies from Florida Atlantic University. Her dissertation research focused on identity negotiation of immigrant populations and social activism of diaspora communities.

A native of Jamaica, Nadja is a devoted soccer, cricket and track and field fan who enjoys spending extensive time in the sunshine, eating (especially mangoes), dancing and laughing.

Susan Moiles
smoiles@clarku.edu
Office Coordinator

SUSAN MOILES returns to Clark University after holding administrative and academic support positions at several area colleges and universities including UMass Medical School and Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She had previously worked in the English Department at Clark for several years.  Susan has a B.A. in English and will soon receive certification as a Small Animal Massage Therapist from the Bancroft School of Massage