Cassia DeanCassia Dean

Coordinator of Engagement and Outreach

As Coordinator of Engagement and Outreach, Cassia focuses on connecting the Vice Provost for Student Life to the Purdue and Greater Lafayette community as well as the Student Life unit of 1,000+ staff members by coordinating all staff events, recognition programs, and communications. Her role also entails coordination and communication for all Student Advisory Board and Student Life Advisory Council activities.

Cassia studied education at Purdue while also being a member of the Purdue Golduster Dance Team and Delta Zeta Sorority. Upon graduation, she became a teacher and coach at Pike High School before moving into Higher Education at the University of Indianapolis, serving as an Admissions and Enrollment Coordinator.

She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Higher Education Administration from Purdue University Global and is also the Head Coach of the Butler University Dance Team. Above all, she is thankful for her career in Student Life at her alma mater – a place she refers to as “her little slice of heaven on earth”.

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