Jennifer is in her 10th year at Newbury College having served as the Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life and Community Standards prior to assuming the role of Dean of Student Affairs in fall 2016. In her role as Dean of Student Affairs she oversees the Offices of Counseling and Health Education, Residence Life, Student Involvement, Community Standards, International Student Services and serves as a Title IX Deputy and Advisor to the Student Government Association.
Jennifer has a Bachelor of Arts from Franklin Pierce University and a Master of Education in Administration of Higher Education from Suffolk University. She is currently working towards a Doctor of Education in Higher Education Leadership at Regis College. Jennifer is a past president of the Boston Area College Housing Association (BACHA) and the Massachusetts College Personnel Association (MCPA). She is also actively involved with NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.
In summer 2017, Jennifer had the opportunity to present her Title IX research at an International Research Conference hosted by Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. She was also invited to participate in an International Exchange in England on behalf of NASPA where she had the opportunity to learn about student affairs best practices in the United Kingdom.
An avid Nighthawk fan, Jennifer is deeply committed to student success and community engagement at Newbury. She resides on campus with her husband Ryan and their two sons, Liam and Aiden. You can follow her on Twitter @DeanForry
Suzy has been Director of Counseling & Health Education at Newbury College for 11 years. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston University, and a Master of Social Work degree, also from Boston University. She is an LICSW (Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker). To support her clinical work at Newbury College, she attends the Boston Area College Counseling Center Directors’ meetings (BACCCD).
Before starting out in the mental health field, Suzy earned Master of Fine Arts degrees in Fiction Writing from the University of Virginia and the University of Iowa’s Writers’ Workshop. Fiction writing remains a strong interest, and she’s happy to talk to anyone about writing and literature.