University of the Sciences in Philadelphia recently named Ross Radish assistant dean of students and director of student engagement, it was announced by Dean of Students Dr. William G. Cunningham, Jr. Radish had been serving as administrator of residence life and off campus living since June 2004 and as interim conduct officer since May 2008.
Radish was elevated to the assistant dean position because of his background and experience in providing leadership to the University’s professional residence life staff, managing crisis situations, overseeing campus housing, and developing student and parent relationships. As assistant dean of students, he will manage the student conduct system, manage alternative dispute resolution, advise students on the grievance process, and supervise the Office of Career Services. Additionally, Radish will play a key role in assisting students seeking help from the Division of Student Affairs.
Prior to joining the University in 2004, Radish served as residence hall director at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, where he managed a staff of 13. Earlier in his career, Radish served as housing coordinator at Washington College in Chestertown, Md.
Radish attended Washington College for his undergraduate education where he earned a dual bachelor of arts degree in history and political science. In 2004, Radish earned his master of arts degree in higher education administration from The Ohio State University. Currently, he is working toward his juris doctorate degree at Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Del.
He is a native of Laurel, Del., and currently resides in Philadelphia, Pa.