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Meet The Staff

Campus Living & Community Development Office

Myrna Hernandez

Assistant Dean of Students for Campus Living and Community Development

dsc 5743Myrna has worked at DePauw since 2006. She graduated from Indiana University with a B.S. in Education and was a Spanish teacher upon receiving her degree. She returned to Indiana University and completed her M.S. in Education with a focus on Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration. She worked in Residence Life at East Carolina University, University of Wisconsin - Madison, and Minnesota State University - Mankato before coming to DePauw. Myrna grew up in Portage, Indiana.

Greg Dillon

Assistant Dean and Director of Housing

dsc 5762Greg has worked at DePauw since fall of 1994 in many different roles. In his current role as Assistant Dean and Director of Housing he coordinates housing processes. Greg was an economics major at Westminster College and received a Master's degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Indiana University. Prior to coming to DePauw, Greg worked at Butler University. 


Wendy Wippich

Director of Campus Living

dsc 5721Wendy has worked at DePauw since Fall 2007, currently serving as the Director of Campus Living. Wendy was an Art History major at DePauw University and received her Master's degree in Education, with a focus on College Student Affairs Leadership from Grand Valley State University.

 

Amanda Halfacre

Assistant Director of Campus Living & Community development

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Amanda has worked at DePauw since October 2011. She earned her B.A. from Iowa State University with a major in Women's Studies and a minor in Sociology. After graduation, she earned her M.S. in College Student Personnel from Western Illinois University. Amanda is originally from Urbandale, Iowa. In addition to working with upperclass students, Amanda is currently working with our student staff and residents in Longden and College Street Halls as well as our apartments, houses and Rector Village.

Lena Castellano

Coordinator for Campus Living

Lena has worked at DePauw since July 2015. She is originally from sunny Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She received her B.A. in History from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., in May 2013. In May 2015, she graduated with her M.Ed. in Student Development in Higher Education from the University of Maine. At UMaine, Lena worked as the Graduate Assistant for the Higher Education program. Currently at DePauw, Lena is working with the first-year communities in Hogate, Humbert, and Bishop Roberts Halls.

Emeline Hansen

Coordinator for Campus Living

Emeline joined Campus Living and Community Development in December 2014. She graduated from DePauw University with a major in Communication and a minor in Art History. After graduation, she worked as a Resident Chapter Consultant for Alpha Chi Omega at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Emeline is working with our student leader staff and residents in Anderson, Lucy Rowland, Mason and Senior Halls.

Maggie Hayes

coordinator of sorority life

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Maggie is the Coordinator of Sorority Life and has worked at DePauw since the fall of 2011, formerly as the Hall Director of Lucy Hall. Maggie earned a graduate degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Indiana University in May of 2013. Maggie graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park where she majored in Sociology with a minor in Leadership Studies.

JaMon Paschall

Coordinator for Multicultural Greek Life

JaMon has worked as the Coordinator for Multicultural Greek Life at DePauw since July 2015. He is originally from Fort Wayne, Indiana. JaMon earned his B.A. in Sociology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) in 2013. In July 2015, he graduated from Western Kentucky University, where he obtained his M.Ed. in Student Affairs.

Susan Chestnut

Secretary/Program Assistant, Campus Living and Community Development

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Susan joined Campus Living and Community Development after serving previously as the secretary for the Office of Student Life. She is a graduate of Greencastle High School and has worked for DePauw since the fall of 1997. She serves as support for all the staff in Campus Living and Community Development.

Donna McKean

Secretary, Campus Living and Community Development

Donna joined Campus Living and Community Development at the start of the fall 2014 semester after previously working in Financial Aid and Facilities Management. Donna grew up in Terre Haute, Indiana and attended Indiana State University. She has been married to her husband Tim for 32 years and they have two daughters, Jessie and Kady. Donna serves as support for all the staff in Campus Living and Community Development.