Division of Student Affairs

The mission of the Division of Student Affairs is to promote student success through collaborative partnerships that support the educational mission of St. John's University.

To accomplish this mission, members of the Division will work with students, faculty and other administrators to:

  • Focus on student learning and facilitate for individual growth and development.
  • Generate a sense of community through active promotion of the institution's core values.
  • Enhance the quality of campus life by providing a broad range of services, programs and events.
  • Serve as advocates for students, removing barriers and helping them to resolve conflicts.

The following areas are part of the Division of Student Affairs:

Leadership Team 

Kathryn Hutchinson, Ph.D.
Vice President, Division of Student Affairs
Bent Hall, Garden Level

Daniel A. Trujillo, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President & Dean of Students
Division of Student Affairs
Bent Hall, Garden Level

Douglas A. Geiger, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Student Engagement
Division of Student Affairs
D'Angelo Center

Dominic J. Baccala
Assistant to the Vice President of Student Affairs
Division of Student Affairs
Bent Hall Garden Level
718- 990-6596

Jesse Adamo Grimes
Administrative Director of Student Affairs and Project Manager
Bent Hall, Garden Level