On July 1, 2021, Slandie Dieujuste, PhD, officially started her new role as vice president for Student Affairs at Springfield College. Dieujuste brings with her a strong record of accomplishments as a leader in student affairs.
A resident of Sterling, Mass., Dieujuste joins the Springfield College President’s Leadership Team. She will play a key leadership role in fostering a sense of inclusion and engagement in a diverse and vibrant community. Working with students, faculty, and staff, she is responsible for developing a comprehensive co-curricular vision for life on campus.
Dieujuste will lead the Springfield College Division of Student Affairs, which includes the following offices and programs: Spiritual Life, Community Standards, Alcohol and Other Drug Education, Dean of Students, Student Orientation Programs, Career Center, Counseling Center, Housing and Residence Life, Student Activities and Campus Union, Campus Recreation, Center for Service and Leadership, and the Health Center.
“I am thrilled to be joining Springfield College at this pivotal moment in history,” said Dieujuste. “In a year that has been marked by loss and isolation, Springfield College’s Humanics philosophy of educating students in spirit, mind and body for leadership in service to others has proven timeless and relevant. I am looking forward to contributing to this mission and collaborating with my colleagues to foster an inclusive and engaging environment for our students. I am fully committed to being a champion for all students and to finding ways to help them reach their full potential.”
Prior to arriving in Springfield, Dieujuste was the vice provost for Student Affairs/Dean of Students at Massasoit Community College. In addition, she has also been the associate vice provost for Residence and Greek Life at Illinois Institute of Technology, and she held student affairs leadership positions at Governors State University, Jackson College, Saint Mary’s College, and Northeastern University.
Dieujuste received her Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education Administration from Andrews University and earned her Master of Arts and Bachelor of Arts from Boston College.