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Philip Clay

Philip N. Clay

Senior VP for Student Affairs
Office: Rubin Campus Center, 228
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5507
Philip Clay serves as WPI’s Vice President of Student Affairs. A seasoned higher education professional, Philip Clay has worked in student affairs for 36 years. Vice President Clay oversees an array of student services and programs designed to support WPI’s 6,900 full and part time undergraduate and graduate students. ... View Profile
Lauren Buffone

Lauren Buffone

Care Team Case Manager
Office: 508-831-6170
Phone: 508-831-6170
Lauren Buffone is the CARE Team Case Manager and has been at WPI since February 2022. In this role, she manages a group of professional staff members on campus to support and guide students to identify and connect to resources as needed. In partnership with students, faculty and staff, the CARE Team promotes the safety and well-being of students while empowering them to access academic, social and interpersonal support. ... View Profile
Jen Irving

Jen Irving

Executive Assistant
Office: Rubin Campus Center, 226
Phone: 508-831-5062
Jennifer joined WPI as the Executive Assistant in April 2022. Prior to WPI, Jen worked as a Student Advisor at Dynamy Internship Year. She enjoys the opportunity to help students discover their passions and loves watching them grow their self-advocacy skills. Jen received her BA in Communication and Conflict Resolution from Juniata College. She then went on to earn her MSW from The University of Vermont. ... View Profile
Charles Morse

Charles C. Morse

Dean of Student Wellness
Office: 157 West Street
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5540
Charlie has been with the SDCC since 1993 and assumed the role of Director of Counseling in 2005. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), with a MA in Counseling Psychology from Assumption College. Charlie works directly with students and also oversees WPI’s innovative training and consultation programs on recognizing and responding to student distress.  He has an expertise in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), which helps students move towards their values with openness and acceptance. ... View Profile
Emily Perlow

Emily Perlow

Associate Dean of Students
Office: Rubin Campus Center
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5060
The holistic WPI experience, both inside and outside the classroom, is a phenomenal learning laboratory that can prepare students for their future lives as leaders and citizens. At WPI, students have the opportunity to take risks, try new skills and opportunities, and to learn from them. The spirit of collaboration, value for student input, and culture of innovation makes WPI a place where students can build meaningful relationships with students, faculty, and staff who share their passions and interests. ... View Profile
Christine Sharry

Christine Regina Sharry

Assistant Dean of Students Activities
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5658
Christine has primary oversight over large scale programs such as Family Weekend and New Student Orientation, while also directly advising the Student Government Association, Peddler, and the Senior Class Board. Christine works with the Student Activities team to serve as a resource to all student organizations on campus and works to ensure students are engaged outside of the classroom.   View Profile
Gregory Snoddy

Gregory A. Snoddy

Asst VP & Dean of Students
Office: Rubin Campus Center
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5800
Gregory Snoddy serves as the Dean of Students, helping students achieve their academic and social success during their higher education journey. If there is one word that epitomizes a typical WPI student, it would be Passion. Our students are passionate about their academic and social experiences. What I really enjoy about our campus community is centered on our students – they are honest, well intentioned individuals who are willing and able to help each other as needed. ... View Profile
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Andrea Trimmer

Andrea Trimmer

Information Analyst
Office: Rubin Campus Center
Phone: +1 (508) 8315460
Andrea serves as a liaison between the Student Affairs Division, IT resources, and the WPI Unified Digital Campus (UDC) project teams. In this role, Andrea works as part of a campus-wide team of Information Analysts by assisting in the design, development, testing and integration of IT tools, applications and products. View Profile