Joseph DiChristina

Joseph DiChristina was appointed as Trinity’s dean of campus life and vice president for student affairs on March 25, 2015, and he joined the College on July 20, 2015. In this senior-level position, DiChristina serves as the College’s chief student affairs officer and is responsible for all areas of student life and involvement. These areas include the Counseling Center, the Health Center, the Student Activities Involvement and Leadership (SAIL) Office, Greek life, the Residential Life Office, the Community Service and Civic Engagement Office, accommodation resources, the International Students and Scholars Office, the Dean of Students Office, and The Bantam Network mentoring initiative.

DiChristina comes to Trinity from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania, where he served as dean of students since 2001. There he managed operations and guided planning for 16 student life departments and was the founding director of that college’s award-winning Center for Experiential Learning. Previously, he served at Oberlin College in Ohio in several areas, including residential life, campus safety and security, and student activities, before being appointed associate dean of students.

DiChristina earned a B.S. in biochemistry from Beloit College and a master’s degree in higher education from the University of Akron.