Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Elly joined the Division of Student Affairs at UConn in August of 2014 to assume the role of Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students. In her role, Elly has direct oversight over the Dean of Students Office, Student Health Services, Counseling and Mental Health Services, Community Standards, Off-Campus Student Services, and Residential Life. Prior to coming to UConn, Elly was the Assistant Vice President for Student Life and the Associate Dean of the College for Student Life and Alumni Affairs at the University of Chicago. Elly has also held administrative roles at Columbia University and the University of Michigan. Elly is a graduate of the University of Chicago (BA), Columbia University (M.Ed) and Columbia University (Ed.D). Elly’s academic interests include diversity and inclusion among underrepresented college students and is reflected in her doctoral thesis, Access Now: Exploring the Perceptions and Experiences of College Access Among Today’s Youth.