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Stephen Newkofsky Named Clarkson University Dean Of Students

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Potsdam, N.Y. – Clarkson University Vice President for Student Affairs Gary F. Kelly has appointed Stephen Newkofsky, of Colton, dean of students. Newkofsky has served Clarkson for 18 years in various Residence Life and programming capacities, most recently as associate dean of students for Residence Life and Co-Curricular Programs.newkofsky

Steve is well known by our students, and has been able to create a strong sense of community among our residence advisers and head residents, says Kelly. "I know I will rely heavily on Steve's expertise as we make the transitions and meet the challenges ahead."

As dean of students, Newkofsky will continue to be responsible for supervising Residence Life, Co-Curricular Programs, and Conference Services. He will also assume responsibilities for Campus Safety and Judicial Affairs, and Greek Affairs. "His experience and background in higher education will make him an ideal leader for these areas within the Student Affairs division," added Kelly.

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